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Omahan helps farmers start co-op in Senegal


Edgar Hicks has had a career over the years that he is passionate about. His résumé is long and extensive in rural agriculture, and even though he is officially retired, he is still very much involved in the agricultural community.

“I think I am the only African-American to manage a major rural grain co-op in the United States,” he said.

Hicks has worked for more than 40 years in the agricultural business and had a multitude of leadership roles in rural organization. Most recently, he traveled to Africa to share his expertise.

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