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Nonprofit Helps Veterans Learn Farming

Experienced farmers look to the future by mentoring military vets

En español | American farmers are getting older, with an average age of 57 — and climbing. Farmers 65 and older are the fastest-growing group. At the same time, military veterans returning home face a 7.7 percent unemployment rate and a host of challenges as they negotiate the often-difficult transition to working and living outside of the armed forces. … Back to Article

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