National Guard Training

Shared a great afternoon with the Agricultural Development Team of the Mississippi National Guard at the Beaumont Horticultural Unit.  These guys will be deployed to Afghanistan this fall to do agricultual work.  The goal of their mission is to build trust and respect between the citizens and the Afghan government via the Afghan equivalent of our Cooperative Extension Service.  Teaching folks better ag practices is a side benefit!

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