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FERRISBURGH | If you want an abundant fall vegetable garden, you should start planning now. Nope, you didn’t read that wrong. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | The “first-of-its-kind” Northern Tier Dairy Summit was held April 1-2 at Vermont’s Jay Peak Resort. The event was attended by 240 participants with 115 dairy farmers present from across New England. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Local residents are beginning to see the fruits of state-funded broadband expansion efforts. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Want to buy a slaughterhouse? Read more

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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

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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

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets announced the availability of up to $90,000 of funding to assist eligible local farmers and food businesses... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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WILLSBORO | George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Read more

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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. Read more

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

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Sun

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

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

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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. Read more

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