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

USDA Military Veterans Agricultural Liaison website

Farmer Veteran Coalition


S.A.V.E. Farm

Battleground to Breaking Ground

Battleground to Breaking Ground Program

Pre-filtered USAJOBS, all USDA jobs for Open to Public, Military Veterans and Military Spouse

USDA Scholarship Programs

Approved Contractors for the Farmers to Families Food Box Program

USDA Farm Loans Program information

USDA Home Loan programs

Tool for New Farmers

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

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