HAYS, KS -- Several Fort Hays State University students traveled to Nicodemus, KS, on Nov. 28 to participate in a focus meeting at the Nicodemus Villa.
The meeting involved members of the Kansas Black Farmer's Association, Dr. Tom Tomas with the U.S. Department of Agricultural, Nicodemus agricultural producers, Farmer's Credit Union officials, U.S. Department of Agriculture officials, FHSU students and community members.
The focus of the meeting was to discuss the grant that the North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education awarded the town of Nicodemus to mill and produce Promised Land Flour.
Currently the FHSU students are working on advertising and public relations campaigns for the Promised Land Flour Cooperative.
Students who attended are listed below by hometown:
ATWOOD: Laura Higley, sophomore.
BALDWIN: Kris Hart, junior.
CATHARINE: Jennifer Zwenger, junior.
GOODLAND: Kristen Briney, junior; Scott Colby, senior.
LEOTI: Kristal Weilert, senior.
REPUBLIC: Stephanie Romberger, junior.
SATANTA: Amanda Holley, senior.
SCOTT CITY: Leah Tucker, senior.
OUT OF STATE
ARVADA, CO: Kevin Grabarek, junior.
NORTH PLATTE, NE: Jeff Peterson, junior.