Trailblazer and USDA offer resources at special meeting in Benton

Trailblazer RC&D and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service are offering a free public meeting on May 18, 2019, in Benton, to provide information on USDA program opportunities and connect you with USDA agency representatives.

Featured topics include USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation programs and technical and financial assistance; USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) farm loan programs and youth in agriculture opportunities; and USDA Rural Development (RD) homeownership, community development, and business opportunities.  

The meeting will be hosted at the New Bethel Baptist Church #2, 127 New Bethel Booker Rd., Benton.  It will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude around noon.  To pre-register to attend, call (318) 255-3554 and leave your name and contact information plus the name of the meeting on the answering machine or email ceo@trailblazer.org.

This meeting is made possible by the support of these partners and sponsors: ENABLE Midstream Partners; Mudd & Holland Consulting Foresters, LLC; Bossier Parish Police Jury; Galilee Baptist Church; USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service; and Trailblazer RC&D.

Trailblazer RC&D is a nonprofit organization that provides leadership, coordination, partnership development, and technical assistance projects to encourage strong communities, sustainable agriculture, and a healthy environment.