Apply Now for May Armed to Farm Veteran Training in New Mexico
The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is partnering with Holistic Management International (HMI) to bring its Armed to Farm (ATF) training to the Southwest. Veterans who want to attend the May 18-22, 2020, training in Albuquerque, New Mexico, can apply online until April 10, 2020. ATF allows veterans and their spouses to experience sustainable, profitable small-scale farming enterprises and explore career opportunities in agriculture. At ATF, participants learn about business planning, budgeting, recordkeeping, marketing, USDA programs, livestock production, fruit and vegetable production, and more. ATF trainings include an engaging blend of farm tours, hands-on activities, and interactive classroom instruction. The event is free for those chosen to attend. This training is for veterans in the Southwest, with preference given to those in New Mexico.