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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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The Vermont Dairy Promotion Council wants to partner with teaching professionals in Addison and Rutland counties to develop dairy-related educational programs for students in Pre-K to 12th grade. 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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MIDDLEBURY | Area 4-H Club members gathered at the Mary Hogan School in Middlebury for the annual Addison County 4-H Achievement Night ceremony recently. 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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MIDDLEBURY | For the four 4-H’ers representing Vermont at the recent North American 4-H Invitational Dairy Quiz Bowl, their third-place win was a sweet victory. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Civil and immigrant rights groups recently announced they are suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary... 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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NEW HAVEN - Ten outstanding Vermont 4-H dairy members were selected to attend the National Dairy Conference in Madison, Wis., recently. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Congratulations to Vermont 4-H Club member Adele Biasini who was named Senior Dairy Class Champion... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY - Vermont sent two four-member teams to Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Mass., to participate in the 4-H dairy judging competition on Sept. 15. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | President Donald Trump on Monday announced a new trade deal between the U.S., Canada and Mexico that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. Read more

The Sun

The colors of fall are coming soon, believe it or not. The orange of pumpkins, the yellows of squash, the greens of spinach and beans, the purples of grapes, the reds of apples, along with the cream color of milk and cheeses. Read more

Community Columnists

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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

MIDDLEBURY | Like athletes in training, Vermont 4-H dairy club members in Addison County and Rutland County, just like their friends elsewhere in the state, have put in long hours over many months to get their livestock in top condition... Read more

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