The Cornell Small Farms Program will be hosting a celebration of our state’s farmer veterans on Nov 29th. The conference is scheduled to take place from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Arts & Home Center in the New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse. Following the event, a networking reception will be held from 4:30 to 6 pm.
- Network with other veterans who share an interest in agriculture
- Connect with service providers committed to the success of farmer veteran agri-entrepreneurs
- Attend targeted technical training sessions on business and ag enterprise management
- Celebrate what NY agriculture has to offer for grounding, healing and connecting with local communities
The day will include opening remarks from Commissioner Ball, a special announcement from the Farmer Veteran Coalition of New York, and networking and training sessions for both veterans and service providers. Join us in a celebration of our farmers-veterans and of all of you who serve military veterans and beginning farmers in New York State.
This event is hosted by the Cornell Small Farms Program and co-sponsored by Farm Credit East, the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets, and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number 2015-70017-22882.