Armed to Farm Training in Missouri Accepting Applications

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is teaming up with the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture’s Veterans Urban Farm program and University of Missouri Extension to bring NCAT’s Armed to Farm training to Columbia, Missouri, April 10-14, 2023. Armed to Farm allows veterans and their spouses to experience sustainable, profitable small-scale farming enterprises and explore career opportunities in agriculture. At Armed to Farm, participants learn about business planning, budgeting, recordkeeping, marketing, USDA programs, livestock production, fruit and vegetable production, and more. This free training is for veterans in the Midwest, with preference given to those in Missouri. Applications must be submitted by February 24, 2023.