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Fri, Feb 02


New Cumberland

2024 PA Veteran Farming Conference

Gather in Cumberland County, PA, to network and learn. Open to military, veterans, and their spouses who farm.

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2024 PA Veteran Farming Conference
2024 PA Veteran Farming Conference

Time & Location

Feb 02, 2024, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

New Cumberland, 608 Ross Ave, New Cumberland, PA 17070, USA

About the event

Join the your fellow veterans, military, and spouses who farm and operate agribusinesses for this one-day annual event. 

Scheduled topics include:

  • First person farmer perspetives: How I got the grant
  • USDA and PA funding and conservation programs
  • Ask the Inspector: USDA and PA Dept. of Agriculture
  • Office hours with area experts 
  • Regenerative Ag Innovations 
  • KISS (Keep it simple & small)
  • Getting a farm loan
  • Is Solar right for my farm?
  • Managing risk
  • Farm collaborations and marketing options
  • Selling to food banks
  • Selecting cover crops for vegetable producers
  • Networking lunch

Thanks to the USDA Office for Partnerships and Public Engagment, there is no cost for eligible attendees. Lunch and workshop materials will be provided.

The Conference is appropriate for adults; the Club does not have facilities to accomodate childcare. 

There is a wheelchair ramp and parking in the back of the building. Access to sessions in the lower building is by stairs, or by going outside and around to the lower level. 

All patrons attending the Conference MUST access the Susquehanna Club via ROSS AVENUE in New Cumberland, PA.  The POST 1 Gate will be OPEN for you during scheduled times.

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