Veterans in Agriculture Events Calendar

Southern SAWG Conference – Information Exchange for Military Veterans @ Chattanooga Convention Center
Jan 20 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
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.

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.

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 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.