ALFDC Affordable Homes located in Forrest City, Marianna, Helena-West Helena, Wynne and surrounding areas in North East Arkansas. For more information about our housing opportunities, please contact us at (870) 734-1140
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As a member, you share ALFDC’s mission and story, making a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged farmers, rural residents, communities, and youth. To learn more about membership benefits, click on the membership page above
Black Farmers Pay-out
Dr. Calvin R. King, the CEO of ALFDC Honored
Dr. Calvin King was honored for his dedication to serving rural communities for over 30 years and his induction into the Tuskegee's George Washington Carver Hall of Fame.
ALFDC Serving 42 Counties in Arkansas
ALFDC youth program offers services in youth leadership, workforce readiness, education, and mentoring.
ALFDC youth not only gave gift boxes during the holiday seasons, but they also gave of themselves to seniors living in the Cla-Cliff Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Brinkley, AR. The youth visited the center, shared some holiday cheer and distributed love gifts.
Hispanics and Women Farmers and Ranchers:
If you are a woman or Hispanic farmer or rancher and believe you were improperly denied farm loan benefits by USDA between 1981 and 2000. You may be eligible for compensation. Click on the Hispanics and Women Page above
Black Farmers (Pigford I and II):
Udpate on Pigford I and II. Click on the Black Farmers Page above
Arkansas Land and Farm Development Corporation (ALFDC) will host its Annual Winter Farmers and Community Development Conference on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the ALFDC Business Center in Fargo, Arkansas. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Theme: “Building Rural Communities Through Social Equality and Economic Development.”
Brief Agenda: Opening Session, Workshops and Working Sessions, Luncheon, Hearing session on the Farm Bill, Pigford I and II, and the most recent Hispanics and Women Farmers and Ranchers class action, and one-on-one consultation with class council regarding Black Farmers and Hispanic/Women farmers and ranchers class action.
Purpose: To discuss opportunities available to rural residents; Inform the public of new proposed congressional legislation; and Discuss how changes in new legislation may adversely affect rural Arkansans.
Appointment with Class Council: To register to see the class council, please call Mary Harris, Mykela Sparkman or Albert Jones at (870) 734-1140 or click the make an appointment link above.
Do you need assistance in starting, expanding, or owning a farm or ranch? Please click on the site below: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Internet/FSA_File/guaranteed_farm_loans.pdf
Did you suffer crop losses? click on the site below for more information: http://www.aragriculture.org/agfoodpolicy/scoop/Scoop_11.01.2012.pdf