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Veterans and Agriculture: Opportunities for Employment, Entrepreneurship, and Enrichment

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Wednesday, November 7
10:30 11:10 Small Farm Marketing & Agritourism Livestock Enterprises for Small Farms Military 101/ Reintegration Issues
11:20- 12:00 Resources and Services through Extension SARE Farmer/Rancher Grants

Horticulture Therapy

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1:45 - 2:25 Benefits through State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) The Work of the Farmer Veteran Coalition Horticulture Therapy roundtable
2:35- 3:15 Resources and Services through the Small Business Administration Organic Produce Roundtable Traumatic Brain Injury
3:45- 4:25 Resources and Services through Farm Service Agency (FSA) Assistive Technology for Agriculture Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
4:35- 5:15 Benefits through the Veterans Administration Business Planning

Contact for related handouts
Entrepreneurial Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities
Thursday, November 8
8:45 Life Essentials - Assistive Technology in Agriculture
10:00 Purdue Aquaculture Facility
11:00 Purdue Sheep Facility
1:15 This Old Farm - Organic Meat Processing
3:00 Pleasant Acre Farm - Locally Grown Produce
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Planning committee organizations: Indiana AgrAbility Project, National AgrAbility Project, The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Purdue University Student Veteran Organization, Purdue Department of Agronomy

Financial sponsors: USDA National AgrAbility Project, The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University, Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette, Indiana Rural Safety and Health Council