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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. more

The Sun

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

The Vermont Eagle

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

The Sun

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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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PLATTSBURGH | As negotiators continue to hammer out the Farm Bill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling for the inclusion of a proposed grant program designed to boost employment in the North Country. 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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WEST CHAZY | It was a brisk Wednesday afternoon when Wayne Brow stood watch, clad in a thick green button-down and blue jeans, over a vat of boiling caramel-colored liquid. more

The Sun

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

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) is reintroducing a pair of bills designed to boost broadband for farmers and rural residents. more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Gov. Phil Scott, Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts, and  farm to school partners joined students last week to celebrate Vermont’s robust presence in farm to school at the Fletcher Sweet Farm. more

The Vermont Eagle

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ESSEX — The Hub on the Hill is adding a new delivery vehicle, a solar-powered, refrigerated truck. more

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LAKE GEORGE — The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program will present an update on the latest research surrounding cold-climate grapes on March 9 in Lake George. more

The Sun

Program provides opportunity for local organizations to add capacity for environmental work while training the next generation of environmental leaders more

The Vermont Eagle

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Applications due by Feb. 17 more

The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER — A new Vermont rule went into effect May 1 as means to prevent invasive insects from piggybacking into the state on untreated firewood. more

The Vermont Eagle

Adirondack Harvest, a program of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County, has received funding from a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program through the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets to create the first ever Local Food Guide. more

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