Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

LC Logo Midwest Conference for Farmer Veterans

Date: Friday, July 25th, 2014 to Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Location: Drake University Cartwright Hall, 2621 Carpenter Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa

Contact: Ed Cox, (515) 271-2205, ed@farmvetco.org

Join other veterans for networking and learning about unique opportunities, programs, and jobs available to military veterans and service members who are farming, aspiring to farm, or seeking agricultural related careers.

Farm Tours: Day One of the conference will feature tours of diverse working farms and provide a chance to interact with other farmers and veterans.

Workshops: Day Two will focus on educational presentations and workshops led by agricultural experts, agency personnel, and veteran service providers.

Networking: The Conference will include plenty of time for networking with other veterans and farmers as well as feature a social reception and exhibit hall for service providers, vendors, and potential employers.

The conference is hosted by the Farmer Veteran Coalition of Iowa and Drake University. Support also is provided by the USDA and Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.

Related information

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Farmer Veteran Coalition of Iowa website