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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

Feb 14, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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

Feb 5, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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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

Feb 1, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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We’re a week late but we’d like to wish everyone a belated Happy National Milk Day! more

Jan 16, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials

MIDDLEBURY | Starting this month, local farmers will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a University of Vermont (UVM) Extension farm business educators for guidance on farm financial matters. more

Jan 13, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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I attended the Farm Bureau meeting in Westport the other night. more

Jan 10, 2018 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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TUPPER LAKE | As the region sets into a deep freeze, several farmers are hitting the workshop circuit. more

Jan 10, 2018 9:00 AM The Sun

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WHALLONSBURG | A gulf has emerged between Rep. Elise Stefanik and the young farmers revitalizing farms across the Champlain Valley, including in her adopted hometown of Willsboro. more

Dec 19, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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As Congress begins discussion on proposed changes to the tax code, there are often small points that take a while to attract the public’s attention. more

Dec 6, 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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MIDDLEBURY | Citizens of Middlebury and surrounding towns gathered on Oct. 26 as part of the Greater Middlebury Climate Economy Initiative to prioritize action ideas that will guide the work of the program moving forward. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) is reintroducing a pair of bills designed to boost broadband for farmers and rural residents. more

Nov 13, 2017 5:45 PM The Sun

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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

MIDDLEBURY | James H. Foster Jr., 47, died as the result of a farming accident on Sept. 21, 2017. more

Sep 27, 2017 9:46 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Many Vermont farmers and agribusiness owners make it a point to be a part of Massachusetts’ end-of-summer BigE-Eastern States Exposition, New England’s largest agribusiness showcase and exposition. more

Sep 20, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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BEANVILLE - This July 1974 color U.S. Government public domain photograph shows a 60-year-old bachelor farmer from Beanville adjusting the blades of his mower before going out to hay. more

Aug 20, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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VERMONT — The Committee for the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame has announced inductees for the 2017 awards. more

Aug 7, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN — If you ask what a calf named Lucky, cheese, fresh honey, wood-fired bread and 18 town supervisors have in common, you might answer Essex County. more

Aug 2, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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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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WARRENSBURG — Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) visited the Cornell University Cooperative Extension in Warrensburg as part of a fact finding trip related to agriculture in the Empire State. more

Jul 12, 2017 12:30 PM The Sun

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