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Farm training webinar for veterans
LYONS, Neb. -- The Center for Rural Affairs along with partnering organizations will host a Farm Training Webinar Friday, Nov. 16, from 7-8:30 p.m. The webinar will include several virtual farm tours and other information for U.S military veterans interested in taking up a career in a rural community and starting their own farms or ranches. The web-based training will allow people to participate wherever they are, including those deployed overseas.
The free-of-charge webinar features video farm tours and discussion with several farmers and ranchers and direct marketing of produce and livestock products. The 90-minute program also will focus on financing and land access options, disability assistance, Farm Service Agency loan programs, and other resources for veterans.
To join the webinar, visit https://connect.cis.ksu.edu/veteranfarmer, log in as “guest” with no need to preregister.
For more information, visit www.cfra.org/veteran_farmers_project.
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