minorities in ag
Our goal should be to celebrate various identities and not let privilege get in the way of bridging gaps of understanding for the agriculture industry.
I believe that the future can be something bigger than us all — and possible through naming the issues and conversing about diversity in agriculture.
In 2016, I enrolled at Southern University, an 1890 land-grant in Louisiana, to major in Agricultural Sciences. From the moment I got there, I felt seen.
The farmers’ markets of agriculture-rich, Southern Maryland are like many across the nation: powered by small and medium-sized family-owned farms and growers.
With the help of Georgia congressmen, Sedrick Rowe founded the founded the Southwest Georgia Chapter of the National Young Farmers Coalition.
After the National Black Farmers Association’s calls for a boycott, John Deere has responded and affirmed its support for Black farmers and other minorities.