Application - BattleGround to Breaking Ground
- Date of Publication
- July 7, 2021
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Course Information WHO IS THIS APPLICATION FOR: Veterans, active-duty military, and any beginning farmer or rancher. DUE DATE: The Fall cohort is Friday, June 2, 2023, at 5:00 pm CSTThe Spring cohort is Friday, December 8, 2023, at 5:00 pm CST What is BattleGround to Breaking Ground?BattleGround to Breaking Ground (BGBG) is a 4-phase program developed for military veterans, active military, and beginning farmers and ranchers to start production agriculture businesses. The project offers online business planning courses, hands-on training, and online agriculture production courses. BEFORE you enroll in this course to complete the application, please watch this introductory video to understand the commitment required to participate in BGBG. This online course is the application to waive the $600 tuition for the BattleGround to Breaking Ground Phase 2 Course. Participants will complete an introductory survey, and interview questions and submit 3 letters of support. Phase 2 participants who meet course deadlines, complete all program objectives, and submit a complete business plan may be eligible to receive a tuition waiver for Phase 3. If you wish to participate in BGBG and prefer to skip the application process, you can go directly to the Phase 2 -BattleGround to Breaking Ground online course and enroll. Tuition payment is required at the time of enrollment. We also offer a Skill Training Program for transitioning military. Find out more about this program.
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Course Information The BattleGround to Breaking Ground Phase 2 course will assist participants to complete their agriculture business plan through weekly online modules. The business plan assignments are broken down into business descriptions, operation plans, marketing plans, and financial plans. Participants will submit their weekly business plan assignment to be reviewed by an agriculture economist […]
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