Rural Training & Research Center Agro-Forestry Center

575 Federation Rd.

Gainesville, AL 35464

Send Mail: PO Box 95, Epes, AL 35460

Ph (205) 652-9676

Fax: (205) 652-9678


Mississippi Field Office 

233 E. Hamilton St.

Jackson, MS 39202

Send Mail: PO Box 22786, Jackson, MS, 39225

Ph: (601) 944-0592

Fax: (601) 354 2777




The Federation is a non-profit cooperative association of black farmers, landowners, and cooperatives.  We are organized by state associations with field offices serving a primary membership base in the Southern States.  The majority of our farmers, landowners, cooperatives, and credit unions are in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and  Louisianna.  Our Largest individual membership base is in South Carolina.  Our largest co-op membership base is in the state of  Mississippi.


Our field offices consist of a State Coordinator, Administrative staff and outreach specialists. 


Federation Office Changes due to COVID-19

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We are actively monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19 and are taking the health and safety of our staff, membership, and communities very seriously. The Federation's message to farmers and co-ops is to continue to be the anchors of your rural communities and protectors of our local food systems while being proactive and mindful of the COVID-19 safety recommendations.


FSC/LAF Services

We are restricting in-office traffic. Please call our office before stopping by as there may be other ways to meet your needs. Our field office staff are on limited farm visit capacity but we are able to assist many of your needs by telephone. All upcoming group classes, workshops, and scheduled events are on hold until further notice.

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Our Members are Farmers, Landowners, Cooperatives and Supporters

Georgia Field Office/ Georgia State Association of Cooperatives

624 W Oglethorpe Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

Ph (229) 432-5799

Fax: (229) 439-0394

Administrative Office

Public Relations, Fundraising, Communications, Financial

2769 Church Street 

East Point, GA 30344

Office: 404-765-0991