Resource Type:

General Info

Program

Provided By:

Purdue University

Phone Number:
(800) 825-4264.

The National AgrAbility Project, led by Purdue University’s Breaking New Ground Resource Center, is presenting “Veterans Harvest: A Virtual Conference for Veterans in Agriculture” this summer. The series will convene for five consecutive Tuesdays beginning July 27 from 1-2:30 p.m. ET.

“Agriculture has become an important source of employment and healing for many veterans,” says Cindy Chastain, National AgrAbility’s veteran outreach coordinator. “A large percentage of veterans come from rural areas, even though not all of them grew up on farms. After leaving the military, they discover that working in agriculture fulfills them in ways that other occupations can’t.” Continue reading here…

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