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

Mar 20, 2018 7:00 AM Editorials


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According to Trevor Audet of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, Maple Open House Weekend, on Palm Sunday weekend March 24-25, is Vermont’s most anticipated early spring event. more

Mar 15, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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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

Mar 6, 2018 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | A new Asian import has arrived in Vermont and it isn’t another copycat automobile. This time, it’s a tiny destructive insect, known as the Emerald ash borer. more

Mar 5, 2018 4:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

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


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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

Feb 12, 2018 4:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

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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


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MIDDLEBURY | When it comes to recreational marijuana, some Vermonters might recommend that you “roll your own.” more

Dec 13, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MONTPELIER | The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets hired a new director of policy and communications. more

Dec 2, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets is accepting applications for Produce Safety Improvement Grants. more

Nov 25, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Officials of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture's Food and Markets division urged farmers seeking financial recovery assistance after the Oct. 29-30 windstorm to apply for emergency loans as soon as possible. more

Nov 2, 2017 10:09 AM The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY – Vermont health officials have confirmed the year’s first case of human illness due to West Nile virus. more

Sep 25, 2017 1:03 PM 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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MIDDLEBURY | Next to the annual Addison County Fair and Field Days, the only other annual events that gets the farming community together are the two Bourdeau Brothers’ events held at the agribusiness at 88 Seymour St. in Middlebury. more

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments


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CHARLOTTE | A group of neighbors abutting what will become the largest commercial hop farming operation in Vermont are continuing their opposition to a planned 59.1 acre commercial hop farm. more

Sep 5, 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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BRIDPORT — This summer’s Vermont’s Breakfast on the Farm event will be held at two locations. more

Jun 3, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) has given Vermont a near failing grade when it comes to enforcing humane treatment of animals at slaughterhouse facilities, but the state’s agriculture agency disagrees with the rating. more

May 10, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments

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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

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