You are invited to join us for a StrikeForce meeting with Mr. Larry Mitchell, Administrator, Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyard Administration (GIPSA) from Washington, D.C. Mr. Mitchell will be discussing the GIPSA tool kit for small producers. Also in attendance will be Bobby Goode, TN State Director for USDA Rural Development, as well as representatives from UT Extension, Farm Service Agency, and Natural Resources Conservation Service, to discuss their programs. Mr. Mitchell is not only Administrator of GIPSA, but also was one of the folks who helped launch StrikeForce when it was just a pilot program.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Tennessee State University, Agriculture Information Technology Center
3500 John A Merritt Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37209
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Please reply to Sherri.McCarter@tn.usda.gov with your attendance plans.