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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SILT Farm Listing

The Sustainable Iowa Land Trust is offering land in south central Iowa to a beginning farmer interested in growing food in a sustainable way.
This year they are offering to lease up for to 25 acres fruit and vegetable production, livestock such as poultry, goats, rabbits, sheep or a small number of hogs.

This opportunity exists on a 40-acre parcel 18 acres of which are timber. All SILT farmers are expected to choose one of 5 third-party certified sustainability standards available at silt.org.
Interested applicants should send a business plan and resume and references with proof of at least one year of recent on-farm experience to info@silt.org. For more information about this opportunity, email SILT at the email address above or by emailing info@veteransinagriculture.org