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RUTLAND | Changes at a local farm-food operation in the Rutland area won’t impact the organization’s vital service to the needy around Rutland County. more

Jan 6, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | Considering her academic achievements and background in finance, chemistry and agriculture, Wendy Wilton’s experience in state and local politics has helped prepared her for the less overtly political role of U.S. Farm Service Agency... more

Dec 20, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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ADDISON | The sporadic nature of cows going out or staying in presented some challenges with keeping the feed ration consistent and was a bit confusing for the cows trying to get used to a new routine. more

Nov 17, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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ADDISON | Part 1: Successful grazing systems develop when there is farmer involvement in the planning process. Having a plan is important and needs to be built around the goals of the farmer. more

Nov 10, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Last  month, the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC) expressed strong opposition to provisions included in the recently released Unified Framework for Fixing our Broken Tax Code that would increase taxes for farmers across the country. more

Oct 31, 2017 7:00 AM , Editorials

SHELBURNE | A special agritoursim workshop, titled “Engaging Farm Visitors: Tours, Camps and Animals,” for farmers and agricultural service providers, will be held Thursday, Nov. 2, in Shelburne. more

Oct 14, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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FERRISBURGH — A family of Vermont dairy farmers are dealing with a possible hefty environmental fine, a possible court appearance and approximately 30 neighbors who are upset about the family’s removal of nearly 2,000 trees and brush... more

Jul 26, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — Organic producers and handlers can now visit their local USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) office to apply for federal reimbursement to assist with the cost of receiving and maintaining organic or transitional certification. more

Jul 21, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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MONKTON — When Norma Norris put her famous 30-year-old Norris Berry Farm in Monkton up for sale last year, Stephen and Sarah Park jumped at the opportunity to follow their dream of running a farm. more

Jul 4, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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BRISTOL— Vermont’s migrant farmworkers will be the topic of special twin presentations at the Lawrence Memorial Library on 40 North St. in Bristol on Thursday, May 11 at 7 p.m. more

May 10, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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REBER — Motorists advised to be on lookout for nocturnal buggies more

Apr 4, 2017 7:35 AM The Sun 3 Comments

Pile your plate with Vermont food on a budget more

Apr 4, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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ESSEX — The Hub on the Hill is adding a new delivery vehicle, a solar-powered, refrigerated truck. more

Mar 30, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

MONTPELIER — Winter is back, and Vermonters are ready to play in the snow once more! more

Mar 24, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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WADHAMS — Farmers Adam Hainer and Melody Horn will heat water for the underground pipes with used cooking and waste motor oils more

Mar 16, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun

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BURLINGTON — When it comes to state regulations, Vermont’s dairy farmers may be breathing a little sigh of relief after listening to the state’s agriculture secretary last week. more

Feb 28, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY — This February, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets is taking a moment to proclaim its love for Vermont’s farmers. more

Feb 22, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER — Since its inception in 2012, the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative (WLEI) has invested over $3.8 million dollars in 129 projects impacting every county of the state, leveraging $7.4 million in additional funds. more

Feb 17, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Applications due by Feb. 17 more

Feb 14, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

When choosing to purchase food, cost is often a deciding factor for consumers. Why buy a 12-ounce package of local bacon for $7.99 when you can get it for $4.98? more

Jan 31, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

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