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LAKE PLACID | Area farmers’ markets will emerge in over a dozen area parks through the coming weeks. more

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LEWIS | A Saturday morning Farmers’ Market opens here for its first year on June 2. more

The Sun

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RUTLAND |  The State 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl, March 17 provided a fun, and challenging, opportunity for 4-Hers, ages 8 to 18, to test their dairy knowledge. more

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ELLENBURG | As the dairy industry continues to be mired in crisis, local students are offering a lifeline to area farmers. more

The Sun

BRANDON | A large solar power project planned for a rural section of Brandon has some town officials and neighbors upset. more

The Vermont Eagle

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It was -10 below this morning. For the third week in March, that is cold.  Too cold. But last night’s news was even colder. more

Community Columnists

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TUPPER LAKE | Access to local farm products, distribution and fair pricing are critical to maintaining Adirondack food supply lines. more

The Sun

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It was sobering news in case you didn’t hear about it last week. more

Editorials

MOOERS | Dragoon’s Farm Equipment is celebrating a significant milestone this year. more

The Sun

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WEST CHAZY | It was a brisk Wednesday afternoon when Wayne Brow stood watch, clad in a thick green button-down and blue jeans, over a vat of boiling caramel-colored liquid. more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to Scott Waterman, policy and communications director of Vermont’s Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, the state’s weights and measures program is a key player in lending credibility to our small but vital agricultural... more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the price of milk declining across the country, it’s getting difficult to make a living. more

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MIDDLEBURY | To help farmers make profitable business decisions, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension is offering one-on-one sessions for farmers for various dates and locations from now through April 26. more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | Organic dairy farmers will learn about bedded and composted packs, high quality milk production, strategies for financial success and the latest organic dairy research at a day-long conference on March 15 in Randolph Center. more

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If you are a farmer, you now have another decision to make. Which one of these programs should I attend? more

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MIDDLEBURY | Jan. 26 marked the first major compliance date for Vermont farms covered by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. more

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MIDDLEBURY | A typical tourist trip to Vermont might include hiking on the Long Trail, skiing at one of our many resorts, fishing for wild brook trout, visiting a farm, and sampling some of the finest cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. more

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ESSEX JUNCTION | The Vermont Farm Show, version 2018, wrapped up Feb. 1 after three days of all things agricultural at the Champlain Valley Fairgrounds, on Pearl Street, in Essex Junction. more

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MIDDLEBURY | All high school and college students interested in exploring career opportunities in agribusiness and other ag industries are invited to attend Agriculture Career Day, Feb. 10 in Burlington. more

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Vermont Watchdog

As you go about your day, it’s likely you pass a farm – or two or more – along the way. Hidden in hamlets and stretched out in the valleys, Vermont’s farms are part of our daily lives. more

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  • Farm teams from all over Vermont are invited to come together for NOFA’s Farmer Olympics, 4-8 p.m., on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Maple Wind Farm. (NOFA-Vermont photo)

  • A common plant found along Vermont's roadsides and open areas may not appear harmful but its sap contains a chemical that causes serious skin reactions when exposed to sunlight. (Image courtesy of NOFA Vermont)

  • 4-H Club Jamboree winners: Clayton Fenton (honorable mention); Anna Cassidy (bronze), Madeline Chairvolotti (silver), and Nigel Waring (gold). (Photo by Lisa Muzzey)

  • Rokeby Museum’s Annual Pie and Ice Cream Social takes place Sunday, Aug. 16, 1-4 p.m. Local baker volunteers have been contributing pies for the even for 25 years. Pictured: 2014 pie event.

  • Award-winning Girl Scout Carolyn Carolyn Balparda lives in Addison County, Vt.

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