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Audio with Dan Burden, Iowa State University Extension Program Specialist and Jathan Chicoine (sha-QUINN), Iowa State Veterans Services Coordinator
Veterans now have many opportunities to break into farming and ranching. As veterans integrate back into a civilian lifestyle, agriculture can be a natural fit. Jathan Chicoine, Iowa State University Veterans Services Coordinator, and Former Navy SEAL, says there is a remarkable connection between veterans and agriculture.
Cut #1 :36 OC:…”agriculture and farming.”
Chicoine says many veterans reintegrate into a civilian context within higher education institutions…tape
Cut #2 :33 OC:…”available to them.”
He says there are many opportunities for veterans to become farmers and ranchers…tape
Cut #3 :44 OC:…”entering agriculture.”
Dan Burden, a program specialist with the University of Iowa Extension, offers some advice for veterans on where to find more information on farm programs for veterans…tape
Cut #4 :22 OC:…”out there.”
Burden says the first place to start is online…tape
Cut #5 :22 OC:…”for the tree’s.”
Burden says any University Extension office or USDA office are also good places to find more information on farm programs for veterans.
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