Veterans in Agriculture Events Calendar

Jan
20
Sat
Southern SAWG Conference – Information Exchange for Military Veterans @ Chattanooga Convention Center
Jan 20 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Feb
15
Thu
2018 Pick TN Conference @ Chattanooga Marriott
Feb 15 – Feb 17 all-day

Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in educational sessions, tradeshow and
networking with producers from across the state.
Sign up now for Tennessee’s best Agriculture Conference!
$125 Early Bird Special Pricing ends Feb. 1st.
After Feb 1st the price is $175.
Click on the Registration Tab and get registered today!
Enjoy over 90 educational classes, networking opportunities and a vibrant trade show.

Apr
2
Mon
Our Farms, Our Future Pre-Conference Veterans Networking Session @ Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Evening Military Veteran Networking Session
This session is a pre-conference event before the Our Farms, Our Future Conference host by SARE and NCAT/ATTRA. Join other veterans in the sustainable farming community for this engaging evening session, facilitated by NCAT staff. Attendees will be able to share accomplishments, challenges, and perspectives. Learn from others & build networks of supportive peers.

Apr
16
Mon
Armed to Farm @ Glide Ranch
Apr 16 – Apr 20 all-day

ATF combines engaging classroom sessions with farm tours and hands-on activities. Participants learn about business planning, budgeting, recordkeeping, marketing, livestock production, fruit and vegetable production, and more. Participants gain a strong foundation in the basic principles of operating a sustainable farming enterprise. In addition, ATF attendees join a nationwide network of supportive farmer-veterans and agricultural advisors.

Veterans can visit ncat.org/atf_CA to complete an application by March 2, 2018. The program is available to military veterans in California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Washington who are interested in starting a farm or who have recently begun farming (less than 10 years). Spouses and farming partners are also invited to apply. NCAT will notify selected participants by March 12th, 2018.