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AEE-152NP

Authors as Published

Crystal Kyle, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education,Virginia Tech; Kim Niewolny, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech; Don Ohanehi, Instructor, Department of Engineering Education, Virginia Tech; Kirk Ballin, Program Coordinator, AgrAbility Virginia; Joe Young, Service Coordinator, AgrAbility Virginia; Steve Bridge, Service Coordinator, AgrAbility Virginia; Tristan Robertson, Community Director, Easter Seals UCP

JPG-A Resource Guide for Start-up Military Veteran Farmers

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Deciding what career to begin after discharging from the military is an important decision. Because agriculture can often bring a new sense of purpose and leadership to a veteran’s life, many are choosing farming as their new career. Military veterans offer unique skill sets and discipline that are needed in the rigorous daily life of a farmer.


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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.

Publication Date

December 12, 2016