Lafayette County Master Gardener Association
Lance Newman, County Agent for the Lafayette County Mississippi State Extension Service, congratulates Sandra Roy on her appointment to the State Master Gardener Board of Directors. Ms. Roy will join the 16 member state board of directors in January 2019 to represent Lafayette County for a 3 year term. Ms. Roy has also been nominated to run for secretary of the state board when officers are elected during the January meeting.
The Master Gardener Program is a volunteer organization through the MS State Extension Service and the State Master Gardener Association. In Lafayette County, the Master Gardeners provides both educational programs and horticultural services throughout the county.
Ms. Roy stated she would like for all residents in Lafayette County interested in partnering with the local Master Gardener program to contact the MS State Extension Service office at 662-234-4451 for more information. A new training program for MG interns begins in February 2019.
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The Master Gardner Program was introduced to Mississippi in 1991 and serves to provide research-based educational programs and information to improve the economic, social, and cultural well-being of all Mississippians.