RSS

Farm

Cuomo-state-of-state-w-betty-little

Photo Darren McGee-Office of the Governor

ELIZABETHTOWN | In his State of the State and Executive Budget address last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined several measures to small business cut taxes. And Sen. Little honored; longest-serving GOP member of legislature. Read more

The Sun

Nettle_Goats

File Photo

LAKE LUZERNE | The nationally renowned cheese-making enterprise Nettle Meadow Farm in the town of Thurman is moving its production facilities soon to a landmark building on Route 9N in the town of Lake Luzerne, according to local officials. Read more

The Sun

To the Editor: It has been two years since I spoke with Ti Supervisor about properties with junk cars, trailers and all sorts of debris. Joe assured me they were trying to enforce regulations but there were legal concerns they were working on. Read more

Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

Hemp

Photo File

MIDDLEBURY | The U.S. government’s interim final rule on growing commercial hemp (cannabis), establishing the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program, was announced on Oct. 31. Read more

The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

I grow concerned when zealots like Jenkins’ attempt to establish a diet-based moral high ground, “Drop animals from menus.” Read more

Letters to the Editor

Morris_Drone Farming_8-31-19_lg.jpg

Photo by Sarah Elizabeth Morris

CHAZY | Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program (ENYCHP) of Cornell Cooperative Extension specialists Jim Meyers and Mike Basedow hosted a presentation on drone farming, a newer, technological approach to agriculture. Read more

The Sun

Achouatte_Agdaywithsupes1_8-10-19_lg.jpg

Photo by Laura Achouatte

ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors was given a passionate presentation recently on the state of Adirondack agriculture by Carly Summers, Cornell Cooperative Extension’s agricultural resource educator, at the start of the... Read more

The Sun

The Sun Logo_StandAlone-NewsStories.jpg

Stock image

Farmworkers deserve to be treated with respect, but the Farmworker Fair Labor Practices Act concerns me. Read more

Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

VT 050419 Rutland County farmers fisk haines.jpg

Photo by Cheryl Cesario

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

PR_Bike the barns_3-16-19.jpg

Photo provided by ANCA

GABRIELS | Hundreds of cyclists and supporters will gather Sept. 29 at Tucker Farms in Gabriels for the fourth-annual Bike the Barns. Read more

The Sun

ag spending cow face sugar house creamery.jpg

Photo by Kim Dedam

AUSABLE FORKS | The state Farm Bureau and farmland conservation groups found good news in New York’s State Budget. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

malone_store_front2.jpg

Photo provided

PLATTSBURGH | Runnings, a Midwest farm, outdoor and home goods chain, will be opening up shop in Plattsburgh this fall. Read more

The Sun

vt_020219_manure_concerns.jpg

Photo by UVM

BURLINGTON | Decisions farmers make over the spring and summer can dramatically increase greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions later in the winter. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

vt_010519_farmers_clean_up_pic.jpg

Photo by Scott Waterman

MIDDLEBURY | Vermont farmers, long the unfair main target of environmentalists concerned about high-phosphorous runoff into the Lake Champlain basin, are aware of the enormous cost of cleaning up the lake. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

vt_010519_farm_bill_cows.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

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

vt_122218_winter_manure_ban.jpg

File photo

MIDDLEBURY | Ah, that familiar, sweet summer aroma of local fields will now be a forgotten thing, well, at least until April 1. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Vermont Eagle

vt_111718_dairy_payments.jpg

Photo by Lou Varricchio

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

vt_102718_farm_tour_agency_of_ag.jpg

Photo by VAAFM

MIDDLEBURY | Vermont is clearing a path for a new tasting trail that will encompass two countries, two states, and two provinces. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

  • Rooster.jpg

    Jupiterimages Getty Images