Knowledge Exchange

FarmStart and Beginning Farmers

Farmer Veteran Coalition Fellowship Fund

Farm Credit East was pleased to sponsor the Farmer Veteran Coalition's Fellowship Fund webinar February 13, 2019. This Fund provides small grants ranging from $1,000-$5,000 to assist beginning veteran farmers. This webinar answered questions regarding the application process and provide an overview of business planning, which is a required part of the application.

Fellowship Fund Manager Rachel Petitt reviewed the application for the 2019 Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund. A requirement of the application is a business plan, and Chris Laughton, Farm Credit East Director of Knowledge Exchange, provideed an overview of business planning as part of this webinar. The Fellowship Fund is accepting applications for its 2019 round of grant funding with a due date of March 8, 2019, 8:00 PM EST. Learn more at

Click below to view the recording of this webinar.