Posts Tagged ‘Maifan Silitonga’

Silitonga appointed to chair

Dr. Maifan Silitonga, director of Alcorn State University’s Mississippi River Research Center-Center for Ecology and Natural Resources (MRRC-CENR), was recently appointed chair of the USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA)-Southern Regional Water Program. The program represents, serves and facilitates 20 land-grant institutions in the region. Recently, Silitonga, Dr. Cedric Sims, agronomy specialist in […] [...]

The ag gender gap

by Wally Northway Published: March 27,2011

Tags: Cindy Hyde-Smith, Dannie Reed, Joan Thompson, Lindsey Ellzey, Maifan Silitonga, Max Phillips

Women find myriad of opportunities in agriculture industry Certainty is hard to come by. The only thing certain in Lindsey Ellzey’s life is uncertainty. A farmer in Jones County, Ellzey feels there ought to be more awareness of and support for women in agriculture in Mississippi, and she is one of many females in agriculture-related […] [...]

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