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MONTPELIER | The “first-of-its-kind” Northern Tier Dairy Summit was held April 1-2 at Vermont’s Jay Peak Resort. The event was attended by 240 participants with 115 dairy farmers present from across New England. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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One of the highlights of my job as a grazing specialist for the University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Champlain Valley Crop, Soil and Pasture Team is seeing how farmers adopt new practices and evolve with them over time. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | The chairman of Stonyfield Organic will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Vermont Organic Dairy Producers Conference March 14 in Randolph Center. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont dairy farmers could see much needed relief in the 2018 Farm Bill which was signed into law this week in Washington, D.C. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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CHAZY | Miner Institute’s annual Dairy Day meeting will be held Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Joseph C. Burke Education and Research Center, 586 Ridge Road, Chazy. Read more

The Sun

From time-to-time, folks will ask our agency, “how safe is the milk we buy in our stores?” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Officials of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) announced reimbursement payments were sent last week to area Vermont dairy farmers under the milk Margin Protection Program (MPP). Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The past six years I have served in the Vermont House for the Addison 3 district, comprised of Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes, and Waltham. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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SALISBURY | Yes, in ratio of cows to people, Vermont has the greatest number of dairy cows in the country, according to Vermont State Facts online. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILLSBORO | Marc Molinaro effectively sewed up the Republican nomination for governor last week when the Westchester County Republican Chairman said his committee will endorse the Dutchess County Executive in his effort to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Read 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. Read more

The Sun

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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. Read more

Community Columnists

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

Editorials

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

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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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH — Ahead of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations, local officials are lining up to congratulate the new U.S. ambassador to Canada. Read more

The Sun

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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... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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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. Read more

The Sun