For Immediate Release: January 29, 2016 Contact: Eboni Thomas email@example.com 404 765 0991 www.federation.coop Next U.S. Agriculture Census will take place in 2017 We Encourage All Farmers to Fill out the Agriculture Census Forms In December of 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be sending out the census forms for farmers for the [...]
Our mission is to improve the lives of this targeted group of farmers and land owners through outreach assistance and training in the areas of agricultural education and farm management; rural development, and increasing/maintaining minority land ownership.
Mississippi farming, agribusiness, and agriculture operates within a diversity of soils and topography, aquifers, riparian and coastal zones, crop pests, and wildlife. This complexity also creates possible alternative uses and values for those resources. The state's political environment thus includes economic and political interests in agriculture, rural communities, urban development, outdoor recreation, and the environment. [...]