Important FSMA Update for
Vermont Farmers & Food Producers!
The period for public comment on FSMA has been extended to November 22, 2013 for the Preventative Controls and Produce Safety rules. Announced November 15, comments on the scope of issues FDA should include in the Environmental Impact Statement may be submitted until March 15, 2014. Read more ... about the rules and how to comment on them.
UVM Extension: extending experiences and know-how to the communities of Vermont
As Vermont's land-grant college, UVM offers a vast Extension outreach program for our friends across the state. Present in a dozen Vermont communities, Extension provides timely, research-based information and education for the families, communities and businesses of Vermont. UVM Extension is celebrating its 100th birthday in 2013. Follow along with us on our centennial journey »
Burlington--A business course for farmers interested in learning basic financial management skills will be offered this February at three Vermont locations.
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In 2014, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the Cooperative Extension Service, a state-by-state national network of educators who extend university-based research and knowledge to the people.