Resource Details

Agriculture

Veteran Farmer Assistance and Outreach Program

The Wisconsin Veteran Farmer Assistance and Outreach Program helps connect both new and current veteran farmers with resources that can help them begin, maintain, or grow farm businesses. As a part of this program Farm Center staff collaborate with the Department of Veteran Affairs to make the “Homegrown by Heroes” marketing logo available to Wisconsin’s veteran farmers. Using this logo can help veteran farmers differentiate products they produce with consumers.

Eligibility

Current, or aspiring, Wisconsin veteran farmers.

Top Benefits

  • Help veterans identify career opportunities in agriculture
  • Business planning assistance and coaching
  • Product differentiation thru "Homegrown by Heroes" marketing logo

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