Farmer Veteran Workshop Set for Beck Ag Center

A Purdue Unviersity news release on Friday indicated that, “Military veterans, active duty members and their families can learn more about how to start or operate a farm during a daylong program sponsored by Purdue University’s Indiana Beginning Farmer program.

“The Beginning Farmer Veteran Workshop is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 30 at the Beck Agricultural Center, 4540 U.S. 52 W, West Lafayette.

“Sessions will cover both the business and production sides of agriculture. Topics will include small fruit and vegetable production, livestock management, business planning, equipment for small farms, beekeeping, forestry, marketing and regulatory requirements for meat and food sales.”

The Purdue update added that, “There is no cost to attend but registration is required. Lunch and refreshments will be served. To register, go to Space is limited.

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