Vets to Ag Program

Tom Smith, with Michigan State University, coordinates a Vets to Ag Program to  train US veterans to work in the food, agriculture and natural resource fields. This job training program assists veterans become certified and trained for food production, processing and distribution.  Host Jim Fausone digs in the dirt with this interview.

For more information you can reach Tom Smith at 517-353-4822 or via email at

Farmer Veteran Coalition Michigan



Nick Babcock, an Army veteran who is now a Michigan farmer, discusses his military career and why farming is suited for veterans.  He discusses how farming is a public service and can be therapeutic.