Alcorn State University hosts Model Farm Field Day on July 10 to promote conservation programs and sustainable farming

Alcorn State University is set to host its Model Farm Field Day to expand access to conservation programs through technical assistance and outreach. The event will be held on Wednesday, July 10 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the Agriculture Extension and Research Complex—Ray Johnson Auditorium on the Lorman campus.

This event is free and open to the public. Come and learn about innovative farming techniques to improve sustainability.

“We are excited to host the Model Farm Field Day at Alcorn State University,” said Dr. Emran Ali, Alcorn State horticulture specialist. “This event provides a valuable opportunity for the limited resources farmers, students, and community members to engage with cutting-edge sustainable crop production practices. Our goal is to empower participants with the knowledge and tools they need to enhance agricultural productivity while preserving our natural resources.”

From crop production to financial management, this event will cover a wide range of topics. Get ready for hands-on demonstrations, insights into poultry and livestock production, and the latest in drone technology.

It is sponsored by the Alcorn State University Extension Program, Alcorn State University College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Farm Service Agency, Mississippi State University Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

For more information or special accommodations, please contact Dr. Emran Ali at 601.877.6129 or or Carolyn Banks at 601.877.6260 or