Farmers must be strong advocates and raise up strong leaders. P.J. Haynie delivered that powerful message today at the DTNA Summit.
Morehouse Parish Black Farmers and Landowners Field Day
Goldmon Family Selected as Jefferson County, AR Farm Family of the Year
Dell-Cam Farms and the Dewayne Goldmon Family of the Altheimer/Pine Bluff area are the 2019 Jefferson County Farm Family of the Year, according to a newsletter from the Pine Bluff Regional Chamber of Commerce. The Farm Family will be the guests of honor at the Chamber’s 67th Annual Farmers Appreciation Fish Fry on Thursday, Oct. […]
The Barbaric History of Sugar in America – The New York Times
Domino Sugar’s Chalmette Refinery in Arabi, La., sits on the edge of the mighty Mississippi River, about five miles east by way of the river’s bend from the French Quarter, and less than a mile down from the Lower Ninth Ward, where Hurricane Katrina and the failed levees destroyed so many black lives. It is North […]
Post-World War II, Percy Patterson, from Drew, Mississippi, was weighing his options for a future. Instead of heading north like a lot of young men his age, he decided to stay in Mississippi. All around him, the flatland boasted some of the most fertile soil for agriculture. Percy would learn that one thing–the soil–would change […]