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WILLSBORO | The Willsboro Town Council has spent months reviewing public comments, public health and safety law, and preparing legal language for a proposed new nuisance law. Read more

The Sun

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When was the last time you saw a commercial promoting milk? The only ones I have seen are the phony California cows on pasture adds. We have reached a point where the milk supply exceeds the demand. Read more

Community Columnists

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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

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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

According to a new report released by Mighty, a global environmental organization, the meat industry is responsible for the biggest “dead zone” ever measured in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more

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ELLENBURG — Grace Harrigan talks upstate dairy industry, agricultural challenges Read more

The Sun

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Vermont Watchdog

BURLINGTON — When it comes to state regulations, Vermont’s dairy farmers may be breathing a little sigh of relief after listening to the state’s agriculture secretary last week. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER — The Vermont legislature is now well into the final chapter of a high-stakes saga that began in 2010. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER — Antibiotics and manure. You probably don’t think of them at the same time. But across North America, manure and antibiotics often share the same pile. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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April 1 was the end of the Winter Manure Spreading Ban imposed by the current Accepted Agricultural Practice Regulations (AAPs). Read more

The Vermont Eagle