Patriot Project

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The Farm Bureau Patriot Project is a mentorship program that connects military veteran beginning farmers and ranchers with experienced Farm Bureau member farmers and ranchers. American Farm Bureau Federation works with state Farm Bureaus to identify military veterans and Farm Bureau mentors and facilitate long-term mentorship relationships. 

Military veteran farmers/ranchers in the program need to meet the following requirements.

  • Honorable discharge from the armed services
  • Access to farmland (rent or own)
  • Basic farming production skills
  • Willingness to learn from others

For More Information

If you are a Farm Bureau staff member and interested in bringing the Patriot Project to your state, contact Jessica Cabrera at  

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