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Nebraska Military Veterans Wanted for Service in Agriculture Industry

Eric Galatas

Nebraska News Service

This winter, military veterans will have an opportunity to translate hard-won skills on the battlefield into Nebraska's fields and pastures through "Putting the Pieces Together," a U.S. Department of Agriculture-backed program.

Martin Neal served 31 years in the U.S. Army and Army National Guard, and is hosting the next training session at his poultry farm about an hour outside of Lincoln. He believes veterans are well positioned to join the ranks of Nebraska's farmers and ranchers.

"People who choose to be in the military have a certain drive, determinati...


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