NCAT Accepting Applications for Armed to Farm Training in Alabama

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), Alabama A & M University, and the Rural South Institute are teaming up to bring NCAT’s Armed to Farm veterans sustainable agriculture training to Alabama for the first time. Military veterans who want to attend the free training in Huntsville October 31 – November 4, 2022, can apply online until September 23, 2022. At Armed to Farm, participants learn about business planning, budgeting, recordkeeping, marketing, USDA programs, livestock production, fruit and vegetable production, and more. Armed to Farm trainings include an engaging blend of farm tours, hands-on activities, and interactive classroom instruction. Applicants from the Gulf States and Southeast regions will receive selection priority for this training.