NBGC Members Serve as Panelists at 2015 The Forum for Ag Lending

NEW ORLEANS, LA-  (Sept. 30, 2015) FCC Services held its 2015 The FORUM for Ag Lending:  Inspiring Innovation at the Hyatt French Quarter in New Orleans, LA September 29 – October 1, 2015.  Three members of the National Black Growers Council (NBGC) served as panelists in a session as part of the Diversity & Inclusion track at the conference.  NBGC panelists included NBGC Vice Chairman, Harper […]

NBGC’s Gilbert profiled in National Peanut Board’s Farm Life & Sustainability Series

WASHINGTON, DC (Sep. 10, 2015) – National Black Growers Council (NBGC) Board Member, Dexter Gilbert of Campbellton, FL was recently profiled in the September issue of the National Peanut Board’s Blog.  The second installment of the Voices of Peanut Farming focus is entitled, The Younger Generation.  Mr. Gilbert reflects on his multi-generational operation, which is […]

NBGC Chairman Bridgeforth featured in Food Security Section of The Progressive Farmer

WASHINGTON, DC (Sep. 9, 2015) – National Black Growers Council (NBGC) Chairman of the Board, Billy Bridgeforth of Tanner, Al has his story and photo featured in the September 2015 issue of The Pregressive Farmer.  In the article, Mr. Bridgeforth discusses his observation of climate change from the beginning of his farming career and how it has […]