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MONTPELIER | At the end of the 2018 Vermont legislative session, a number of bills important to the state’s agricultural community became law. more

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

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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

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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

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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

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MIDDLEBURY | Jan. 26 marked the first major compliance date for Vermont farms covered by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. more

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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

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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

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We’re a week late but we’d like to wish everyone a belated Happy National Milk Day! more

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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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VERMONT — The Committee for the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame has announced inductees for the 2017 awards. more

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

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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

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