Thursday, December 19, 2013

AAEA Member Duncan Chembezi Selected for Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers

The USDA announced Dr. Duncan Chembezi of Alabama A&M University was one of twenty members selected by Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden for the Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers. According to the USDA news release, 'the committee will provide public and industry perspectives on USDA strategies, policies, and programs to broadly capture the many issues relevant to beginning farmers and ranchers including but not limited to opportunities in local food systems, generational transfers, training and credit. The committee's upcoming meeting will be announced in the Federal Register prior to the meeting and will include the meeting date, details and topics for discussion.'
Information will also be available on the committee's website at:

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