About Us

Our Destination Strategy

By April 2026, Team Vanguard will achieve our:

Vision

  • Deliver direct, meaningful benefits to increase profit for small and underserved agriculture producers;  
  • Leverage the benefits of greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction and carbon sequestration of climate-smart commodity production and;
  • Expand the markets for Mississippi’s Congressional District 2 and other surrounding areas’ climate-smart commodities.

Strategic Goals

Mission

  • Strengthening Mississippi Congressional District 2 and surrounding rural communities and agricultural areas by;
  • Building markets and; 
  • Investing in Climate-Smart Underserved Farm and Ranch Owners.

Tactical Objectives

Vision

  • Deliver direct, meaningful benefits to increase profit for small and underserved agriculture producers;  
  • Leverage the benefits of greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction and carbon sequestration of climate-smart commodity production and;
  • Expand the markets for Mississippi’s Congressional District 2 and other surrounding areas’ climate-smart commodities.

Strategic Goals

Mission

Tactical Objectives

Mobile Teams

Each Mobile Team provides technical support to an Area of Responsibility consisting of 10 primary counties and overlapping support to the remaining 42 counties of Mississippi. They are supported by university researchers, regenerative farming experts, microbial soil amendment researchers, and soil microbiome analysis experts.

Sector 1
Research Support:
Alcorn State Uni. Extension

Sector 2
Research Support:
Enviro-Remediation Educational Services

Sector 3
Research Support:
Mississippi Valley State Uni.

Sector 4
Research Support:
Alcorn State Uni Extension

Research Team

Our university partners play a critical role in our MMRV Plan’s success, providing expertise in sustainable agriculture, research, and education. They monitor soil health, develop innovative programs, and promote alternative agricultural enterprises to increase farm income while reducing costs. They conduct cutting-edge research, ensure efficient integration of research practices, leverage technology, and uphold quality assurance and monitoring to meet project objectives. Our university partners bring invaluable expertise, resources, and research capabilities to the table, driving progress toward sustainable agriculture practices and achieving our MMRV objectives.

  • Alcorn State Uni. Extension working with Mobile Team 1
  • Enviro-Remediation Educational Services working with Mobile Team 2
  • Mississippi Valley State Uni working with Mobile Team 3
  • Alcorn State Uni. Extension working with Mobile Team 4

Soil and Animal Health Experts

These experts specialize in promoting soil health and sustainable agriculture through a comprehensive range of services. They provide advisory support, training, and engagement initiatives to empower farmers in adopting regenerative practices. Leveraging their expertise in soil health and microbial soil enhancers, we offer guidance on building profitable farm enterprises while practicing climate-smart agriculture. Their efforts include directing conservation and research projects, conducting animal health advisory services, and promoting pasture management practices. Each aims to foster resilience, profitability, and environmental stewardship in agricultural communities.

Amerimac Chem:

Microbial Soil Amendments

Biome Makers:

Soil Microbiome Analysis

Walter Jackson Family Farm:

Certified Conservation Planner

Heifer, USA:

Regenerative Farming Practices

Monroe Street Animal Clinic:

Veterinary Service

Executive Team

These experts specialize in promoting soil health and sustainable agriculture through a comprehensive range of services. They provide advisory support, training, and engagement initiatives to empower farmers in adopting regenerative practices. Leveraging their expertise in soil health and microbial soil enhancers, we offer guidance on building profitable farm enterprises while practicing climate-smart agriculture. Their efforts include directing conservation and research projects, conducting animal health advisory services, and promoting pasture management practices. Each aims to foster resilience, profitability, and environmental stewardship in agricultural communities.