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VIDEO: Spotlight on Veteran Farmers

Across America, military veterans are returning to the land, digging in, and creating new lives as farmers and caretakers, feeding their families and the world. Programs like Homegrown By Heroes and Vets4Ag are helping cultivate a new generation of farmers, developing viable employment and meaningful careers. For a recent Homegrown By Heroes event, we interviewed three Arkansas farmer veterans: U.S. Air Force veteran Desmond Simmons and U.S. Navy vets Dwayne Long and Adrian Sopshire. Watch to learn more about these men and their post-military careers in agriculture. 

Desmond Simmons: 

Dwayne Long: 

Adrian Sopshire: 

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