Thursday, May 5, 2016
1012 C Street Floresville, TX 78114 Phone: 830-216-4519 Fax: 830-393-3219
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.
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.
Your Opinions and Comments
Be the first to comment on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Agriculture Today Archives
2016 La Vernia Junior Livestock & Poultry Show (May 4, 2016)
Beef, forage symposium May 10 (May 4, 2016)
Cattle raisers’ crime watch (May 4, 2016)
Corn acreage increases in Texas (May 4, 2016)
Help controlling the weeds (May 4, 2016)
Krueger leads the way at La Vernia stock show (May 4, 2016)
Land Heritage nomination deadline nears (May 4, 2016)
Livestock Market Reports (May 4, 2016)
TDA Market Recap (May 4, 2016)
Texas Hay Report (May 4, 2016)
May 2016 Gardening Calendar (May 1, 2016)