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A Hearing to Review the State of Black Farmers in the U.S.

Thursday, March 25, 2021 | 12:00 PM Washington


Thursday, March 25, 2021—12:00PM EDT

Virtual Hearing –via Cisco Webex

Full Committee on Agriculture Hearing

RE: “A Hearing to Review the State of Black Farmers in the U.S.”


The Honorable Tom Vilsack,
Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.

Mr. John Boyd Jr.,
Founder and President, National Black Farmers Association, Baskerville, VA

Mr. Cornelius Blanding,
Executive Director, Federation of Southern Cooperatives, East Point, GA

Mr. Philip J. Haynie, III,
Chairman, National Black Growers Council, Burgess, VA

Mr. Sedrick Rowe, 
Organic Farmer, Rowe Organic Farm, Albany, GA

Mrs. Shirley Sherrod,
Executive Director, Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc., Albany, GA

Ms. Arnetta Cotton,
Co-Owner and Program Facilitator, Kingdom Community Development Services, Wagoner, OK, accompanied by Mr. Earrak Cotton, Owner, Cattle for the Kingdom, Wagoner, OK

All official and supporting documents for this hearing can be found here.
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