• Agricultural resources available to Veterans

    USDA's AgVets program specifically targets Veterans interested in pursuing farming careers across the food and agricultural sector.

  • Veterans turn to farming jobs, receive assistance through Farmer Veteran Coalition

    Veterans have an opportunity to use the land they fought to defend, getting assistance along the way. Farmer Veteran Coalition can help.

  • SAVE Trains Veterans and their families in agricultural skills in Manhattan, Kansas

    SAVE trains Veterans and/or their families in agricultural skills relevant to the agribusiness. The program provides instruction in crops, animals, farm maintenance (including welding, auto repair and construction) and pairs students up with mentoring farmers and ranchers.

  • Veterans support Mountain Home VA farmers market

    Every Thursday the smell of roasted nuts, banana bread, and popcorn kicks off the Mountain Home VA Medical Centers farmers market.

  • USDA announces $16 Million funding opportunity to support Veteran farmers and ranchers

    USDA recently announced $16 million in available funding to help socially disadvantaged and Veteran farmers and ranchers own and operate successful farms. The 2501 program offers grants to organizations that reach veterans and historically underserved communities and ensure their equitable participation in USDA programs.

  • Veterans have opportunity to grow with USDA and farming resources

    USDA’s Rural Development has more than 40 loan, grant, and technical assistance programs for Veterans. 

  • Returning Vets Find Purpose on America’s Farms

    The Farmer Veteran Coalition, a national non-profit organization, helps returning veterans get started in the agriculture industry.

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