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Addressing Military Needs in Agriculture

May 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

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Last updated on March 4th, 2022 at 10:39 am

Summary: Veterans have a long history of service to our country through military service and through agriculture. The 2017 USDA report added a new special category of producers: “Producers with Military Service”. This report identified that 370,019 men and women agriculture producers claimed the title of US veteran, with 294,974 of them having spent more than 10 years on their farm. Recently much attention has highlighted veterans’ participation in farming. With this new attention, it is important to understand the unique characteristics and needs of those veterans.

Registered nurses will be able address the needs of veteran farmers with a clearer understanding of the veteran experience compounded by the stress of farming and link veteran farmers to importance resources that support and build provider-client relationships and client resilience

The learner will be able to:

  • Outline the unique challenges that veterans face when returning from service to build a career in agriculture.
  • Utilize resources that are available to veterans that provide support for their unique challenges.

Intended Audience:
All healthcare professionals, health and safety professionals, veteran healthcare administrators, farm/ranch owner and operators, public health, agricultural professionals working in academia, business or production, organizations working with veteran farmers, veterans and veteran groups.


Last updated on March 4th, 2022 at 10:39 am

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May 17, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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Dr. Crystal Kyle