From left: Dewayne Goldmon, Director, Stakeholder Relations, Monsanto Company and a producer from Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Dennis Ebodaghe, National Program Leader/Small Farms Program, United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture Washington, D.C., Dr. Walter Hill, Dean, College of Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Sciences/Director, George Washington Carver Agricultural Experiment Station, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, Ralph Paige, Executive Director, Federation of Southern Cooperatives/Land Assistance Fund East Point, Georgia and Dr. Alma Hobbs, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration, Departmental Management and moderator of the Education and Cooperation Track breakout session - Innovative Solutions for Meeting the Challenges of Small and Disadvantaged Farmers at the 2012 Agricultural Outlook Forum, âMoving Agriculture Forward, Growing, Innovating and Celebrating 150 Yearsâ held at the Crystal gateway Marriott Hotel Arlington, Virginia, Friday, February 24, 2012. This yearâs forum coincides with the 150th anniversary of the Department of Agriculture. USDA photo by Bob Nichols.
April 21, 2014
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