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Assisting Veterans in ag careers needs to be addressed more intentionally

In honor of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Dr. Connie Baggett penned the following thoughts on how to make a more intentional impact on our Veterans who are interested in pursuing careers in agriculture after military service. Also a Veteran, Dr. Baggett is the Associate Professor of Agricultural and Extension Education at Penn State University and…
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Veteran Grows a Farming Career

Cathie Dibert served her country as a Specialist E4 in Army military intelligence. Returning to the Claysburg area, she became a registered nurse, and now, a farmer. Cathie knew she would have to retire from nursing after a heart attack at 35. She needed something that allowed her to have a flexible schedule, good exercise,…
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PA Dept of Ag honors Centre County Veteran for his work in education, industry

In observance of Veterans’ Day on Nov. 11, 2015, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding congratulated United States Army veteran and Penn State University professor Dr. Connie Baggett for his contributions to agriculture and his service to our nation. Dr. Baggett is also project director for AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians Project, a grant-funded program to…
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