Fri, Feb 24|
Susquehanna Club, DLA
PA Veteran Farming Conference 2023
Military, Veterans, and their spouses are invited to this annual veteran farming event.
Time & Location
Feb 24, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Susquehanna Club, DLA , 5079 Mifflin Ave, New Cumberland, PA 17070, USA
About the event
Join us at the Susquehanna Club, New Cumberland, PA, for the 4th annual PA Veteran Farming Conference:
Download a map to the venue here.
(Schedule subject to change)
Keynote speaker Ellen Polishuk, of Plant to Profit on "The Dirt on Soils-what farmers need to know"
Ag Law: How Succession planning and Business Structures Relate, Robert Davidson, Esq.
Conservation Funding Programs: Federal, State, and Local programs, with lessons learned from veterans who've used them successfully
Lenders Panel: FSA, Farm Credit, Commercial Lenders
Nutritional Issues Affecting Livestock, Robert Van Saun, DVM
Profitability: Measure it, Evaluate it, Improve it, with Ellen Polishuk
Fireside Chats: Create your Farm SOP; TBD
Office Hours with USDA, VA accredited service officer, and other service providers
And back by popular demand--Networking Lunch with subject matter experts in farming & agribusiness topics, or discipline areas.
This event is open only to military, veterans, and their spouses. Documentation of service is required.
Lodging: Best Western Plus New Cumberland Inn & Suites and Fairfield Suites Harrisburg West are close to the venue and offer a military rate of $98+ tax with federal government ID. Other nearby hotels here. Hampton Inn Harrisburg West is about 20 minutes from the venue and also offers a military rate of $98+ tax.
Note: The Club is located on the DLA base, but for this event, the gate at the end of Ross Ave. will be open; do not follow your gps to Mifflin Ave.!
This event is made possible at no cost to eligible attendees by your PA Veteran Farming Network Board of Directors, the Farm Credit Foundation for Agricutural Advancement, the USDA 2501 Office of Partnerships & Public Engagement, Travis Shearer of Primerica, Rodale Institute Veterans Programs, AgrAbility PA, and Delaware Valley University.