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They say change is inevitable. Whether it’s the weather, politics or just  plain old day to day living, things change. You just need to deal with it. more

Community Columnists

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

The Vermont Eagle

Life brings extra challenges to people with a disability. Putting food on the table should not be one of them. more

Letters to the Editor

MIDDLEBURY | To help logging industry professionals in Vermont and neighboring states sharpen the business skills needed for a profitable operation, University of Vermont (UVM) Extension is holding a free workshop at two locations in November. more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Essex County Industrial Development Agency is seeking judgment against the owners of the former Adirondack Meat Company. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | School breakfast and lunch costs $0 this year at Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School. more

The Sun

MIDDLEBURY | The annual Rabies Bait Drop, a cooperative effort between Vermont and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Wildlife Services to stop the spread of the rabies, started on Aug. 8. more

The Vermont Eagle

“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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TICONDEROGA | Interested in a ready-to-run animal slaughterhouse? more

The Sun

BLACK BROOK | U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand last month announced $30,000 in federal assistance for the Town of Black Brook. more

The Sun

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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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RUTLAND | Considering her academic achievements and background in finance, chemistry and agriculture, Wendy Wilton’s experience in state and local politics has helped prepared her for the less overtly political role of U.S. Farm Service Agency... more

The Vermont Eagle

CHESTERTOWN | The town formally unveiled its new wood-pellet burning boiler and the acquisition of 104 acres of forest to town holdings last Thursday. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that Rutland resident Wendy Wilton (R) will be director of the U.S. Farm Service Agency (FSA). more

The Vermont Eagle

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WEST CHAZY | A long-time community fixture is expanding. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY – The state’s Rabies Bait Drop program got underway last week and concluded over the weekend. more

The Vermont Eagle

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INDIAN LAKE — U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited with Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce members last week to discuss her office’s efforts to secure more broadband funding for the Adirondacks. more

The Sun

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WARRENSBURG — Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) visited the Cornell University Cooperative Extension in Warrensburg as part of a fact finding trip related to agriculture in the Empire State. more

The Sun

PLATTSBURGH — The Clinton County Legislature last week officially designated June as Dairy Month in Clinton County. more

The Sun

A brand name is one grown familiar to consumers who buy from and support respected reliable businesses. more

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