University of Vermont

Cultivating Healthy Communities


Vermont's long tradition of quality agricultural practices and pursuits continues to grow -- and UVM Extension is here to provide timely technical resources and information to Vermont farmers. Through partnerships with other non-profit organizations, and state and federal agencies, we bring up-to-date research-based knowledge to Vermont's thriving agricultural community.

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Vermont AgrAbility Project Provides Help for Farmers with Disabilities

At 94 years old, Merton Pike of Stowe still works on the dairy farm he sold to his son Les and daughter-in-law Claire. What is even more amazing is that he is a double-leg amputee, one above the knee and one below.

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Dolloff Acres Farm Named Vermont Dairy Farm of Year

In an era when many farmers are going bigger to survive, Mike and Heidi Dolloff have kept cow numbers and milk quality consistent, which helps ensure that their 160-cow Holstein farm in Springfield, Vt., remains both sustainable and profitable. They pay meticulous attention to detail, whether in selection of herd genetics or ...

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