Veterans can get scholarship for ag conference in Ky.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — Limited scholarships are available for military veterans who would like to attend Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group’s (SAWG) annual Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms Conference.

The conference, which is being held Jan. 25-28 in Lexington, Kentucky, focuses on practical tools and solutions to build the necessary bridges between farmers, marketers, ag professionals and local-food system advocates.

With support from a USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program grant, the University of Arkansas and the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) are partnering to offer the veteran scholarships, which cover general registration for the conference.

The deadline to apply for the scholarships is Dec. 1. The application is available online at www.ncat.org/armed-to-farm-events.

Applicants will be notified no later than Dec. 18 about the status of their scholarship application.

For more information on the scholarships, contact Margo Hale at margoh@ncat.org. To learn more about the conference, visit www.ssawg.org/january-2017-conference/.

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