Tagged: USDA

2020 PA Veteran Farming Conference

Veterans, Military, Guard, Reserve, and their Spouses are invited to this full-day workshop. Beginning farmers (10 or fewer years) and those who have been farming or operating an agribusiness longer will have the opportunity to learn from and interact with staff from USDA (NRCS, FSA, Rural Development). In addition, attendees will hone business skills such as marketing, risk management, and… Read more

USDA Helps Military Veterans Answer the Question, “What’s Next?”

Each year, nearly 200,000 servicemen and women separate from active duty in the United States military.  According to the Department of Defense, this results in approximately 1,300 new veterans and their families returning to civilian life every single day, numbers that are expected to increase in the coming years. While many returning troops have plans and objectives upon their return home,… Read more

USDA to Tap Veterans and Transitioning Service Members for Careers in Agriculture – Veteran Owned Business PSA

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: News Release No. 0070.12 Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 USDA to Tap Veterans & Transitioning Service Members for Careers in Agriculture USDA and the American Legion sign Memorandum of Understanding WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and The American Legion National Commander Fang Wong today signed a Memorandum of… Read more