Veterans and Military Agricultural Support from USDA | Transition Talk, Episode 4 (Full Episode)

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) does more than support food production – they support Veterans and Service members, too. This episode of Military to Civilian Transition Talk features USDA’s Military Veterans Agricultural Liaison, Bill Ashton, as he explains several helpful programs the USDA has to offer.

This includes an overview of their home ownership program, potential job opportunities, SNAP, and resources for those interested in farming.

Find your local USDA office
https://www.farmers.gov/service-center-locator

USDA Military Veterans Agricultural Liaison website
https://www.usda.gov/our-agency/initiatives/veterans

Farmer Veteran Coalition

Home

S.A.V.E. Farm
https://www.thesavefarm.org/

Battleground to Breaking Ground

Battleground to Breaking Ground Program

Pre-filtered USAJOBS, all USDA jobs for Open to Public, Military Veterans and Military Spouse
https://www.usajobs.gov/Search/Results?a=AG00&hp=vet&hp=public&hp=mspouse&p=1

USDA Scholarship Programs
https://www.usda.gov/our-agency/careers/scholarship-programs

Approved Contractors for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program
https://www.ams.usda.gov/selling-food-to-usda/farmers-to-families-food-box/approved-contractors

USDA Farm Loans Program information
https://www.fsa.usda.gov/programs-and-services/farm-loan-programs/index

USDA Home Loan programs
https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/programs-services-individuals

Tool for New Farmers
https://newfarmers.usda.gov/discovery

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility
https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/
1-800-221-5689

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