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Swords to plowshares: Vets train for sustainable agriculture careers

Article: Swords to plowshares: Vets train for sustainable agriculture careers

According to the USDA, half of all US farmers will likely retire in the next decade. You might expect recruitment of new farmers to occur with organizations like the Future Farmers of America, or the 4H Club (and it is)… but the military? Yep… numerous programs around the country are targeting veterans for training in sustainable agriculture.