Empowering Veterans to Thrive in Agriculture

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Current Sponsors

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$25,001 and up

USDA/National Institute of Food in Agriculture/Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, EXTENSION OUTREACH PROGRAM (Like-kind Donation)

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$10,001 – $25,000

 

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$5,001 – 10,000

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture Supports Veterans

IOWA FARM BUREAU FEDERATION

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$1,001 – $5,000

USDA Risk Management Agency

WOMEN FOOD AND AGRICULTURE NETWORK

GREATER DES MOINES COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS FOUNDATION

WAYNE & MARLENE ANDERSON

STEWART’S TAX SERVICE, LLC

Silver Service Star

$500 – $1000

Iowa Bankers Association

Iowa Finance Authority (Like-kind Donation)

Patriots

$1 – $499

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2018 Friends of Veterans In Agriculture Awards Applications Now Being Taken

Do you know an Iowa individual or business that has provided exemplary support to farmer veterans?  Veterans In Agriculture is now taking applications for their 2018 awards.  Guidelines and applications forms are in the attached documents.  Applications are due on Friday, July 20, 2018.  Late applications will not be accepted.

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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