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Vermont’s largest agricultural fair marked another milestone year in 2018 with an anniversary to note. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Farm goods and local agricultural businesses set up stalls on the Essex County courtyard last week for annual Agriculture Day outreach. more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame announced that Middlebury farmer Robert Foster is one of the 2018 inductees. more

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“Every farm counts”, we often hear, but in spite of notable efforts on the part of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and others, American Indians continue to be one of the most underrepresented groups in the ... more

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MONTPELIER | At the end of the 2018 Vermont legislative session, a number of bills important to the state’s agricultural community became law. more

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NEW HAVEN | It’s hard to believe it has been seven years since Lester Farm’s first harvest. more

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WILLSBORO | Farm fields revitalized from springtime cold are sending fresh food to farmer’s markets around the county. more

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PLATTSBURGH | In 1948, the Clinton County Agricultural Fair — then the Clinton County Agricultural and Industrial Fair — was hailed as a grand revival of a long-defunct community event. more

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WARRENSBURG | The Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers Market is no longer a teenager. more

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PERU | At a rural museum, surrounded by a rich sea of greenery and lines of antique farming equipment, an artisan sits before a large wooden contraption with a wheel and spool. more

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WARRENSBURG | The Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers Market is no longer a teenager. more

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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