Empowering Veterans to Thrive in Agriculture

Mission

To empower veterans to thrive in Agriculture.

Vision

Assist military veterans to develop, grow, and succeed as Iowa’s next generation of farmers and agribusiness leaders.
Connect military veterans with resources and networks of information, programs, and organizations to help transition to agricultural careers.
Identify collaborations and resources between agribusiness, farming, education and military communities.
Promote opportunities for all military veterans in all sectors of Iowa’s agricultural economy.

 

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Flag at the Dairy

Visit Us At The Iowa State Fair – August 13, 2018

We are only at the fair one day, so make sure you visit us then!   

 

Location: Farm Bureau Park, east of the Varied Industry Building

 

Hours: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

 

Join us throughout the day as we answer questions and share information to connect veterans with resources in agriculture.

We also have scheduled in our booth:

 

10 am to 2 pm: Visit with farmer veterans and learn about their operation and how they got started in farming.

 

2 pm to 4 pm: Learn about making accommodations on the farm with Easter Seals Rural Solutions.

 

Iowa Finance Authority will be at our booth to answer questions about Financing for Beginning Farmers.

 

Also at the VIA booth:

  • Sign-up for the organizations newsletter.
  • Information is available about current programs that are being offered.
  • Pick up your Veterans In Agriculture Proudly Produced window cling.
  • Make a donation to help support our mission.
Get Your Window Clings, hats and more at the Fair

Stop by our Iowa State Fair booth on August 13, 2018 to say hi and get a free window cling.    Available for a donation, we will have a small supply of hats, t-shirts, and polo shirts with our Veterans In Agriculture logo.  Hope to see you at the fair!