Hmong Language Media Resource

“This website is based upon work supported by the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture award number(s) 2014-48778-22647.


Identify existing and emerging resources that assists small and disadvantaged Hmong farmers and ranchers to improve and build successful farms and rural enterprises by translated and developing into media files high priority resources.


The Hmong Language Media Resource (Hmong-LMR) was established in 2015 by the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) at Michigan State University with funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Hmong-LMR offers language access to limited English proficient Hmong community members, in agriculture, by providing:

  • A collection of resources that have been translated into the Hmong language;
  • Media translated resources;
  • A website, available in English and Hmong, where resources and media files are stored;
  • And technical assistance on matters pertaining to agriculture.



   Pakou Hang

   Executive Director

   Hmong American Farmers Association


   Mai Her

   Farm Program Coordinator

   Hmong National Development

North Carolina

   Der Xiong

   Agricultural Extension Agent

   North Carolina Cooperative Extension


   Jack Chang

    Minority Farmer Program Coordinator

   Wisconsin Farm Center

   May Yer Thao


   Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce


   Nalee Yang

   Farm Program Coordinator

   Hmong National Development


   Nick Cha

   Program Manager

   Hmong National Development

   Jon Thao


   National Hmong American Farmers

   Sam Vang
   Soil Conservationist


   Michael Yang
   Small Farms and Specialty Crops Hmong

   Agricultural Assistant

   University of California ANR

Technical Committee