Answering the Call: Veteran Farmer Conference - Seward, Neb.
“Answering the Call” will provide veteran farmers an avenue to network, and an opportunity to discover resources and services that are readily available to them.
Who: Military veterans who are currently farming or want to start
Where: Seward Civic Center
616 Bradford St.
Seward, Neb., 68434
When: Thursday, June 22, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Registration is required for attendance. Click below to register for the conference or call 1.800.464.0258 by June 14th.
For more information, contact Jordan Rasmussen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.687.2100.
Schedule of events:
8:00 a.m. Registration and networking
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:30 a.m. USDA Farm Service Agency
10:15 a.m. Breakout session panels on financial resources and land access
12:00 p.m. Board the bus
12:20 p.m. Lunch and tour of Ficke Cattle Ranch
2:30 p.m. Tour of Shadow Brook Farms
3:30 p.m. Board the bus and travel back to Seward Civic Center
4:00 p.m. Close
This conference is sponsored by Center for Rural Affairs and Legal Aid of Nebraska.
Additional support is provided by Green Acres Cover Crops, Ficke Cattle, and Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education..
To find more resources and programs for beginning farmers and ranchers, please visit http://www.cfra.org/beginning-farmer-rancher.