Armed to Farm:
Sustainable Agriculture Training for Military Veterans
Victor, New York ~ July 29th - August 2nd, 2019
Application Form

Please answer the following questions in as much detail as possible.
Selection of participants is competitive and will be based in part on the information you provide below.

Will your spouse or farm partner be attending?
If you check "Yes" you MUST fill out a separate application for your spouse or farm partner.

In which branch of the military did you serve?


Were you awarded a Service Connected Disability or Line of Duty (LOD) from injuries or wounds incurred while serving in the military?

Are you currently farming?

If so, how long have you been farming?


Do you have an off-farm job?

If yes, is your off-farm job:

Is your goal to farm full-time?

What are you currently producing or planning to produce? (Please check all that apply.)

What are your top three information needs?

How will attending the Armed to Farm workshop help you expand or improve your farm?

What other agricultural workshops, training events, and/or conferences have you attended?

If chosen to participate in this workshop, I am able to commit to attending all training sessions for the duration of the event, from July 29 - August 2, 2019.

Are you currently enrolled in a New York State Veteran Affairs (VA) medical center (VISN2 Region)?

If no, don’t worry, please continue submitting your application. Also, you will need to contact Paul Dougherty at the Canandaigua VA for more information: (315) 945-7381

Do you have a service animal that you will bring to the training?

How did you hear about this training?

Please note:

• Selected participants will need to provide verification of service by submitting a copy of DD Form 214, Certificate of Discharge, Service Record, or if currently serving, Letter from Command.
Applicants will be notified no later than July 5th, 2019 about the status of their application.
• Attendees are responsible for their travel to and from the event.
• Registration is limited and NCAT reserves the right to select those people it deems would benefit most by this event.

For more information, please contact NCAT Northeast Regional Director Andy Pressman at 479-587-3475 or visit

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