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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). more

The Vermont Eagle

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ORWELL - Change is happening on the land and that’s good news for water quality, according to Water Quality Division Deputy Director Ryan Patch of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. more

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Vermont Eagle

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FORT-COULONGE, QUEBEC | Agri-tourism effort aims to support rural towns, small biz more

The Sun

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KEESEVILLE | The official launch of six Adirondack Cuisine Trails happened beside a braying herd of Devon cattle at Mace Chasm Farm. An October sun poured over their verdant field as a farmhand moved them toward fresh pasture. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Tedra Cobb is having a moment. more

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WESTPORT | Adirondack Harvest Festival has reached a third year in celebration of local farm, farmers and the steady local food economy. more

The Sun

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Three Warren County supervisors were among about 150 county politicians participating in a meeting with U.S. government officials in Washington D.C. last month. more

The Sun

As a lifelong dairy farmer, I bring a unique perspective to my work with the Governor’s Climate Action Commission. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Farm goods and local agricultural businesses set up stalls on the Essex County courtyard last week for annual Agriculture Day outreach. more

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“Every farm counts”, we often hear, but in spite of notable efforts on the part of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and others, American Indians continue to be one of the most underrepresented groups in the ... more

The Vermont Eagle

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PERU | At a rural museum, surrounded by a rich sea of greenery and lines of antique farming equipment, an artisan sits before a large wooden contraption with a wheel and spool. 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. more

Community Columnists

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TUPPER LAKE | Access to local farm products, distribution and fair pricing are critical to maintaining Adirondack food supply lines. more

The Sun

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

Editorials

MOOERS | Dragoon’s Farm Equipment is celebrating a significant milestone this year. more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | To help farmers make profitable business decisions, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension is offering one-on-one sessions for farmers for various dates and locations from now through April 26. more

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

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

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

The Vermont Eagle

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