Kiwanis Club Holds Farm-City Day

The Hope Kiwanis Club held their annual “Farm-City Day” Tuesday November 20th.  The program featured Dr. Vic Ford who serves as Interim Associate Director for Agriculture and National Resources with the Cooperative Extension Service, Dr. Terry Kirkpatrick of the Southwest Research and Extension Center, and Terrie James, Staff Chairman of the Hempstead County Office of the Cooperative Extension Service.  There were numerous local farmers on hand as well as a contingent from the SWREC.  James talked about pawpaw production and let those present sample pawpaw jam.  Jeff and Jane Collums, the Hempstead County Farm Family of the Year was recognized and the Hempstead County Melody Boys provided musical entertainment.