ALCDC

Arkansas Land and Community Development Corporation

ALFDC PARTNERS: DEDICATED TO SUSTAINING RURAL COMMUNITIES

Farming, Housing, and Rural Economic Development 

Chamber of Commerce
Brinkley, AR http://www.brinkleychamber.com/

Forrest City, AR http://www.forrestcitychamber.com/

Helena-West Helena http://www.phillipscountychamber.org/ 

Marianna, AR http://www.mariannaarkansas.org/

Wynne, AR http://www.crosscountychamber.com/

Cooperative Organizations
1st Rochdale Cooperative    http://www.1strochdale.coop/
Alabama Farmers Cooperative   http://www.alafarm.com/
Cooperative Business International  www.cbi-global.com/index.htm
Cooperative Development Foundation  http://www.coopdevelopment.coop/
Mississippi Association Center for Cooperatives Development http://www.mississippiassociation.coop/
National Cooperative Bank    http://www.ncb.coop/
National Cooperative Business Association http://www.ncba.coop/
National Council of Farmer Cooperatives http://www.ncfc.org/
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association http://www.nreca.org/
National Rural Telecom Cooperative  http://www.nrtc.org/
Touchstone Energy    http://www.touchstoneenery.coop/
Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives  http://www.wfcmac.org/
Credit Unions
Credit Union National Association (CUNA) http://www.cuna.org/
World Council of Credit Unions   http://www.woccu.org/
National Association of Community Development Credit Unions  www.natfed.org/public/pages/index.cfm?pageid=1

Farmers Markets
Arkansas Farmers Market  http://www.arkansasgrown.org/Pages/default.aspx?farmersmarket=1                                                                                                                 
New Orleans, LA Crescent City Market  http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/
Georgia Citizens Coalition on Hunger http://www.gahungercoalition.org/

Funds/Resources
National Black United Fund   http://www.nbuf.org/
Historical Black Colleges Fund   http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5481             Migrant/Seasonal Farm Workers Program http://www.doleta.gov/msfw/                                       Arkansas Human Development Corporation  http://arhdc.org/                  

Government/University Agriculture Links
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) http://www.usda.gov/
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) http://www.fsa.usda.gov/
USDA National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS)
http://www.nass.usda.gov/
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service www.nrcs.usda.gov/
USDA Foreign Agriculture Service  http://www.fas.usda.gov/
USDA Risk Management Agency http://www.rma.usda.gov/
USDA Rural Development Agency   http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/
USDA Marketing and Regulatory Programs http://www.aphis.usda.gov/mrpbs/                         USDA Office of Advocacy and Outreach  http://www.outreach.usda.gov/                         USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) http://www.csrees.usda.gov/
      USDA U.S. Forest Service    http://www.fs.fed.us/
Southern Region Risk Management Education Center http://srrme.tamu.edu/
Digital Center for Risk Management Education   http://www.agrisk.umn.edu/
Arkansas ForestryCommission http://forestry.arkansas.gov/Pages/default.aspx                                                                                            Arkansas Game and Fish Commission   http://www.agfc.com/Pages/default.aspx             University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff   http://www.uapb.edu/                                          
Philander Smith College http://www.philander.edu/                                                              Arkansas State University  http://www.astate.edu/                                                            University of Arkansas at Little Rock  http://ualr.edu/                                                               

 Housing
Fannie Mae http://www.fanniemae.com/                                                                               Arkansas Department Finance Authority ADFA  http://www.arkansas.gov/adfa/                   USDA Rural Development http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/ar/

Legal Assistance
Farmers Legal Action Group http://www.flaginc.org/
Monitor in Class Action Law Suit    http://www.pigfordmonitor.org/

International/National/State Agricultural Advocacy Groups
Agricultural Missions http://www.agriculturalmissions.org/
Corporate Agriculture Research Project www.ea1.com/CARP/
Farm Aid www.farmaid.org/event/
The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy http://www.iatp.org/
Missouri Rural Crisis Center www.inmotionmagazine.com/staffra.html
National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture www.sustainableagriculture.net/index.htm
National Family Farm Coalition   http://www.nffc.net/
Rural Coalition http://www.ruralco.org/
National Farmers Union  http://www.nfu.org/

Minority Farm Registry
Link here for information about the regsitry and how to sign up: USDA Minority Farm Register

National/InternationalAdvocacy Groups
Citizens' Trade Campaign    http://www.citizen.org/
Global Exchangehttp://www.globalexchange.org/
Rural Development Leadership Network  http://www.ruraldevelopment.org/

Organic Agriculture
National Organic Consumers Association http://www.organicconsumers.org/
Organic Research Foundation http://www.ofrf.org/

Self-Help Funding Opportunities
Presbyterian "Self-Development of People" http://www.pcusa.org/sdop

Southern Regional Advocacy/Development/Research Organizations
Southern Regional Development Initiative http://www.srdi.org/
 

Sustainable Agriculture Organizations
Bioneers http://www.bioneers.org/
Rural Development Organization   http://www.ruraldevelopment.org/

State Departments of Agriculture
Arkansas Agriculture Department                                                                                                No. 1 Natural Resources Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-225-1598 phone
501-225-3590 fax
http://aad.arkansas.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries
Richard Beard Building
1445 Federal Drive
P.O. Box 3336
Montgomery, Alabama 36109-0336
334-240-7100 phone
334-240-7190 fax
http://www.agr.state.al.us/


Georgia Department of Agriculture
204 Agriculture Blvd.
19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Capitol Square
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
404-656-3600 phone
404-651-8206 fax
http://www.agr.state.ga.us/


Mississippi Department of Agriculture & Commission
121 North Jefferson Street
Jackson, MS 39201
601-359-1100 phone
601-354-7710 fax
www.mdac.state.ms.us

South Carolina Department of Agriculture
Wade Hampton Office Building
P.O. Box 11280
Columbia, SC 29211
803-734-2190 phone
803-734-2192 fax
www.scda.state.sc.us

Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Room 188, Capitol Annex 
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-5126 phone
502-564-5016 fax
www.kyagr.com

Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry
P.O. Box 631
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0631
225-922-1234 phone
225-922-1253 fax
www.ldaf.state.la.us

Texas Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 12847
Capitol Station
Austin, TX 78711
512-463-7476 phone
512-463-1104 fax
http://www.agr.state.tx.us/


North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Commission Services
P.O. Box 27648
Raleigh, NC 27611
919-733-7125 phone
919-733-1141 fax
www.ncagr.com

Missouri Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 630
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573-751-3359 phone
573-751-1784 fax
http://www.mda.state.mo.us/

National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
Washington Office
11561 5th Street, N.W., #1020
Washington, DC 20005
202-296-9680 phone
202-296-9686 fax
http://www.nasda.org/

University Sources for Cooperatives
University of Wisconsin  http://www.wisc.edu/
University of Wisconsin Land Tenure Centerhttp://www.tcweb.ltc.wisc.edu/
University of Wisconsin Law Schoolhttp://www.law.wisc.edu/

YEA/EXCEL MENTORS

School Districts 

Augusta School District  http://www.greatschools.org/arkansas/augusta/Augusta-School-District/

Barton-Lexa School District  https://sites.google.com/a/blsd.grsc.k12.ar.us/barton-lexa-school-district/Contact-Us

Brinkley School District  http://www.brinkleyschools.com/

Clarendon School District http://170.211.211.208/lionsden/?page_id=17

Earle School District  http://www.earle.crsc.k12.ar.us/

Palestine/Wheatley School District  http://www.edline.net/pages/Palestine-Wheatley_School_Dist

Kipp Public Charter School http://www.kipp.org/

Marianna School District http://lcsd1.grsc.k12.ar.us/

Marvell School District http://www.greatschools.org/arkansas/marvell/Marvell-School-District/

Forrest City School District http://mustang.grsc.k12.ar.us/

West-Memphis School District http://www.west.grsc.k12.ar.us/

Wynne School District http://wynne.k12.ar.us/

Central High School, Helena-West Helena http://hwh.grsc.k12.ar.us/pages/central%20page.html

Central High School, Little Rock http://lrcentralhigh.net/

USDA

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/

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