SU Ag Center signs agreement with Morehouse Parish small farmers
- 2/5/2014 -
The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center has signed an agreement with the Morehouse Parish Black Farmers and Landowners Association. The two partners have agreed to launch a pilot project that will explore the possibility of small farmers in Morehouse Parish growing vegetables for commercial retail markets in local grocery stores as well as local school districts.
The SU Ag Center has formally entered into this agreement with Morehouse Parish Black Farmers and Landowners Association at a public signing February 5, 2014; Antoine Downs and Gina E. Eubanks, vice chancellor for extension as the signers. Rep. Katrina Jackson, District 16, and chair of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus, attended the signing.