Join us in sending kudos and heartfelt congratulations to Stephan Walker for receiving the prestigious 2013 John Gammon Jr. Award for his outstanding service to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency. The award was presented at the recent U.S.D.A. Black History Month Observance, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Stephan is a fourth generation African-American farmer and serves as the multi-county Extension agent for Jefferson, Desha, Lincoln, Lonoke and Pulaski counties for the Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. But more importantly- to us- Stephan is currently serving as president of our SSAWG Board of Directors!