Empowering Veterans to Thrive in Agriculture

The Farmer Veteran Coalition is hosting the 2nd Annual Empowering Women Veterans Conference. It focuses on support for all women veterans, active duty, and women farming with veterans and military service members.

The event will focus on equipping women veterans with the business and farming tools they need to begin and achieve their entrepreneurial goals. Over 100 women will be brought together from around the country to make new friends and form community.

It will be held November 14-17, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. You can register for the event here:  Conference Registration

You can find other events that may of interest to you as at the FVC Iowa Events portal.

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Fencing Panels/5th Wheel Hitch

Veterans In Agriculture’s Equipment Donation Program is now accepting applications for those interested in either of the following items.

Item #1: Eight chain link wire fencing panels. These measure 6 foot tall and are approx. 10 feet wide.

Item #2: 5th wheel hitch that fits inside of a truck and can be used to pull a trailer or camper.

These items will need to be picked up in the Des Moines, Iowa area. Applications will be taken through November 1, 2018. Use this link for more information and to find the application form: https://veteransinagriculture.org/programs/farm-equipment-donation-exchange-program/

If you have additional questions contact us at info@veteransinagriculture.org

Farm Starts

Watch this space for details about an upcoming meeting that will discuss organic production.