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In the News….

Date Source Title Media Type
5/7/18 THE SHELTON LAB Betting on the farm. Cornell Small Farms Program supports diversity in agriculture

10/13/16 logo Cornell helps farm get veterans job training approval Text
5/24/16 logo Farm Ops initiative opens new fields to veterans Text
5/4/16 logo Boots on the farm: helping veterans access agribusiness Text
4/26/16 sare logo 2015/2016 Report from the Field Text 
4/22/16 military families learning network Friday Field Notes Text
10/12/15 Seedstock Can Small Farmers Make a Profit at Farmers’ Markets? Text
10/11/15 Farmers’ interest in, use of Internet grows Text



ithacavoice-logo Taking to the fields again: Tompkins veterans find farming a pathway home Text
7/10/15 WCNY_COLOR_WEB From the battlefield to plowing fields. Our veterans are turning to agriculture across New York. Serves are expanding for returning service men and women who want farming jobs that help them get back to the lives they fought to protect. Video
6/17/15 ithacavoice-logo Hope on the Homefront: A 10-part series on Ithaca veterans’ return to civilian life Text 
6/17/15 1078x200header-transparent2 Returning Veterans Turn To Agriculture Text and Audio
6/6/15 brand Finding footing on the farm Text
4/22/15 logo-full Thinking of starting a small farm? Here’s a Central NY family that’s pulling it off Text
4/5/15 website-header Cornell Program for ‘Beginning Farmers’ Receives $712.5K of Funding From USDA Text
4/2/15 logo Farmer programs aid military veterans and ‘advanced beginners’ Text
12/11/14 logo Cornell joins effort to fight global hunger Text