ODVA Farmer Veteran Field Day

Oklahoma City, OK – The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA) is thrilled to announce its partnership in co-hosting the inaugural Farmer Veteran Field Day, slated for May 7, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at 8656 Banner Road, Slaughterville, OK. This special event, aimed at uniting and educating veteran farmers, promises an enriching day of learning, networking, and exploration of the vast opportunities within the agriculture sector.

The Farmer Veteran Field Day is designed to cater specifically to the unique intersection of military service and agriculture, providing veterans an opportunity to discover and deepen their knowledge in various agricultural practices and how they can leverage their skills for success in this field. The event will cover a range of pertinent topics, including:

  • Beekeeping and Bee Removal: An introduction to the world of beekeeping, including the basics of starting and managing a hive, as well as safe practices for bee removal.
  • Farmer Veteran Coalition Chapter in Oklahoma: Learn about the benefits and resources available through the Farmer Veteran Coalition’s Oklahoma chapter, aimed at supporting veteran farmers.
  • Utilizing Support Organizations in Agriculture: A comprehensive overview of how to effectively utilize support organizations in agriculture such as the OSU Extension, United States Department of Agriculture, Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Oklahoma State Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry.

This event is a testament to the ODVA’s commitment to supporting veterans in all walks of life, including the transition to agricultural careers. It is a prime opportunity for veteran farmers to connect with peers, learn from experts in the field, and discover the plethora of resources available to them.

Event Details:
• Date: May 7, 2024
• Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
• Location: 8656 Banner Road, Slaughterville, OK

Registration: Participation is open to all veteran farmers, agricultural enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the field of agriculture. We encourage early registration to secure your spot at this unique event. Please register via the following link:

The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs looks forward to welcoming veterans from across the state to this empowering event. Together, we can cultivate a future where our veterans thrive in their agricultural endeavors.

For more information, please contact: DARON.HOGGATT@ODVA.OK.GOV

About the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs: The ODVA is dedicated to serving the state’s veteran community, providing unparalleled service and support. We are committed to the well-being and success of our veterans, whether in healthcare, education, employment, or beyond.

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May 07 2024


10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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8656 Banner Rd. Slaughterville, OK 73051
8656 Banner Rd. Slaughterville, OK 73051


Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs
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