Federal officials at a recent forum in Des Moines pledged to use programs in the new farm bill and others to help veterans find careers in agriculture.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) also announced the appointment of Karis Gutter, a former Marine, as liaison for military veterans and an advocate for military veterans who want to start or return to a career in agriculture.
The Farmer Veteran Coalition, along with the Drake University Agricultural Law Center, hosted its first national forum at the Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference on Nov. 14-15. The conference brought together five departments, attendees from 38 states and 45 speakers to talk about local,...
Officials Pledge Aid to Help Veterans Start Careers in Ag
11/24/2014 3:42:35 PM
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