Beginning Ranchers Get First Cattle Through Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund

Beginning Ranchers Get First Cattle Through Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund

Chad Tackett left the Army in 2012 after 22 years and four deployments and has been pursuing farming ever since.  His wife is also a veteran and their son is currently serving.   Chad has purchased 200 acres of a ‘slightly run-down’ farm outside Augusta, Georgia.  Joining Chad as he clears fields and builds fences is Charles “Chuck” Jones.  Chuck left the Army in 2014 and though he doesn’t own land, he does own a tractor and some equipment and has been helping Chad prepare the farm for cattle.

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Kubota Tractor Corporation Launches “Geared to Give” Program with Farmer Veteran Coalition

Kubota Tractor Corporation Launches “Geared to Give” Program with Farmer Veteran Coalition

In conjunction with National Ag Day, Kubota Tractor Corporation has announced the launch of “Geared to Give,” a new program in partnership with Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) that will provide financial support and donated Kubota equipment to U.S. military veterans pursuing a career in farming. Kubota and FVC jointly launched their partnership today at the California State Capitol in Sacramento during the Department of Food and Agriculture’s Ag Day festivities.

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Farmer Veteran Coalition Launches Homegrown By Heroes National Certification Label

Farmer Veteran Coalition Launches Homegrown By Heroes National Certification Label

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Farmer Veteran Coalition Launches Homegrown By Heroes National Certification Label

Label Identifies, Promotes and Supports Agricultural Products Grown and Raised by
United States Military Veterans

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Farm Bureau and FVC Partnership Release New Resource Guide

A resource guide from the American Farm Bureau Federation encourages a smooth transition for military veterans seeking employment in the agricultural industry.

The new resource guide is created through a partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition. The two organizations have combined efforts to assist military veterans planning a career in agriculture and the resources are likely to appeal to a large percentage of troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

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