Empowering Veterans to Thrive in Agriculture

One of the best ways to support farming veterans is to simply buy what they’re selling. Many VIA members sell directly to consumers. Use the map below to find a farming veteran in your area.

Many beginning farmer veterans are looking for land.  If you’re a landowner, you may be able to find a great tenant on this page. Iowa landowners can also receive a tax credit for leasing to a beginning farmer veteran or hiring a farmer veteran to custom farm their land.

Join here to be listed on the map and start finding customers, landowners, employers, or employees.

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See Us Monday At The Iowa State Fair!

August 14, 2017 is Veterans Day at the Iowa State Fair.  Visit us Monday in the Agricultural Building and visit with farmer veterans.  We will be located to the left of the stage.  Don’t forget to visit partner sites, such as the USDA booth and learn about programs specifically for farmer veterans.  A flyer with more sites will be available at our booth.  Stay for the 2017 Friend of Veterans In Agriculture award ceremony.

Upcoming Event! USDA Disease Lab: Tour, Info On Ag Bio Security, and More

A tour and program at the USDA Disease Lab in Ames, Iowa is set for August 31, 2017. The day will include a tour of the facility, networking with their veterans group, as well as information on ag bio-security. Registration begins at 9 am, with the first program at 9:30 am. A picture ID, such as a driver’s license will be required to pass through security as you enter the building. Lunch will be
available at the cafeteria. For more information and to pre-register, contact us at info@veteransinagriculture.org