Tuesday, May 19

SU Ag Center set to co-sponsor a Virtual Town Hall on Hurricane Preparedness

The event will focus on Hurricane Preparedness during the COVID-19 pandemic

Baton Rouge, La. – The Southern University Ag Center will co-sponsor a Virtual Town Hall on Hurricane Preparedness in the Wake of COVID-19 on May 21 at 12 p.m. (central) with the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) and the eXtension Foundation.

The town hall will provide individuals with a platform to discuss ideas and best practices in preparing for the 2020 Hurricane Season. The goal of the event is to highlight the work cooperative extension is doing and share the resources and programs available to communities through the Cooperative Extension System.

Krystle Allen, Extension Associate with the Southern University Ag Center, will be a panelist during the event along with Gena Laterhs, Planning Branch Manager with the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness. Representatives from the University of Florida, North Carolina State University, Mississippi State University, Florida A&M University, Ohio State University, and Tuskegee University will also participate in the panel.

Registration information for the Virtual Town Hall is available at https://bit.ly/2WICNXM.



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