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Kevin Kennedy, Area Conservationist, Greenwood, MS

Kevin Kennedy, Area ConservationistKevin Kennedy was a graduate of Smithville High School in Monroe County, MS.  He attended Itawamba Junior College and completed his education at Mississippi State University in with a degree in Agriculture Extension and Education.

Kevin started his career with this agency as a student trainee in Booneville and became a soil conservationist in Batesville.  After three years as a soil conservationist, he became the district conservationist in Marks.  He also served as the district conservationist in Canton, Indianola, and Charleston.   Pete Hunter (left)and Kevin Kennedy (NRCS) discuss the instillation of a TailWater pumping system in Coahoma County.

He now serves as the Area Resource Conservationist for Area 4 which covers the Mississippi Delta Region.  He manages  a wide variety of programs such as Wetland Reserve Program (WRP), Conservation Security Program (CSP), Mississippi River Basin Initiative, Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative, Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP), Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) and the Agriculture Water Enhancement Program (AWEP).