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W.Va. Dept. of Agriculture announces veteran's grant program


The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has announced a request for applications for its 2022 Veterans and Heroes to Agriculture Grant Program, according to state Commissioner of Agriculture Kent Leonhardt.
Leonhardt lauded the program as an ideal means to help emerging farmers build careers.
“As we continue to see the age of the farmer rise, we need to identify the next generation of those who will grow our food," Leonhardt said.
"Active or retired veterans and emergency response personnel are the perfect groups to target as they often seek hands-on careers.”
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