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Veterans in Agriculture Workshop

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington 10 Brickyard Drive Bloomington, IL, 61701 United States (map)

Are you a veteran? Are you considering farming or agriculture as a new career? Join Illinois Farmer Veterans Alliance, Illinois Farm Bureau, and USDA to discover ways you as a veteran can work in Agriculture. Tour a farm. See how operations work. Hear how to market, sell productions, grow crops, and gain access to land. This is jam-packed with information to set you on the path toward agriculture. Hear from speakers including Farm Service Agency, American Legion, Veterans Affairs, U of I Extensions, Natural Resource Conservation Service, Rural Development, Department of Ag, Agragbility, and most of all from FARMERS. 

This is a FREE Day you do not want to miss. Lunch will be provided. This event is in conjunction with the Illinois Local Regional Food Conference November 5-7. This is an exclusive opportunity for Veterans.