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USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Veterans Webinar Series #5

Event Date
May 21, 2024
3:00 p.m. Mountain
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USDA webinar series providing resources to veterans considering a transition to agriculture. Fifth in the series.


Register once for all 4 webinars in the series.

Register for a free webinar series for military veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses on how to work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prepare for a career in agriculture. This webinar series is designed to provide information about USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher programs and resources for the military community.

Each week, a different topic will be covered. See the listing of dates and topics below.

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2024: USDA Military Veterans Agricultural Liaison overview, Boots to Business, and Veteran Business Outreach Center
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2024: Veterans Administration loans, Rural Development loans
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024: Urban Agriculture, USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher programs
  • Tuesday, May 14, 2024: Natural Resources Conservation Service programs
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024: Farm Service Agency loans and programs, Risk Management Agency programs

All sessions will be held 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern. Register at:

Only one registration is needed for all five webinars. It’s highly recommended to attend all five webinars. However, the webinars will be recorded and available for viewing later.

All veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses interested in farming, ranching, or forestry should visit their local USDA Service Center for more information. Service Centers house the Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service and other USDA agencies when located in those communities. More information for beginning farmers and ranchers is also available at