The United State Department of Agriculture is partnering with Texas A&M. This pilot project will focus on making it easier for veterans to start farming. Here are some highlights of the program:
- Goal of Program is to make it easier for veterans to meet requirements for loans from the Farm Service Agency (FSA);
- 15 to 18 veterans will be selected to go through this project;
- Focus on:
- Business Planning,
- Introductory workshops, and
- Production education;
Veterans interested in this program should gather information and plan to apply. Applications will be open from June 15 and July 20, 2018.
Application are available here.
Full press release if available here.