Empowering Veterans to Thrive in Agriculture

Veterans in Agriculture Board Members had the opportunity to meet with U.S. Small Business Administration administrator on Monday at the 2016 ISU Veterans in Agriculture and Entrepreneurial Conference. Barbara Carson, SBA Associate Administrator for Veterans Affairs from Washington, D.C., requested the roundtable discussion to learn more about Veterans in Agriculture. Also attending the discussion was Patricia Brown Dixon, Regional SBA Administrator from Kansas City and Jayne Armstrong, District Director from Iowa. VIA3

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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.