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Register for the NY Veterans in Agriculture Conference

The Cornell Small Farms Program will be hosting a celebration of our state’s farmer veterans on Nov 29thThe 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.

At this conference, participants will have an opportunity to:

  • 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.

To register, please visit the conference registration page. For more information, please visit the event page. 

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.

 

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