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Assistance Available to Farms on Budgets and Farm Finances

Burlington--Farmers who would like assistance with their farm budget or other financial matters may book a private appointment with a University of Vermont (UVM) Extension farm business specialist in March.

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Two-Day Conference Explores Agritourism Opportunities

Rutland--Whether offering a farm stay experience, farm stand, pick-your-own operation or barn tours for groups, many Vermont farms are turning to agritourism, education and direct sales to supplement their farm income and increase profits.

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Initial Pesticide Applicator Training Set For April 9 in Randolph Center

Randolph Center--On April 9 University of Vermont (UVM) Extension and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets will offer pesticide applicator training and the written examination for initial certification for anyone required to have a Vermont pesticide applicator license.

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Cows graze in lush green field.


Organic Dairy Farmers to Meet in Central Vermont

Randolph Center--The fifth annual Vermont Organic Dairy Producers Conference, to be held on March 11, will feature two nationally acclaimed keynote speakers from the Midwest as well as several certified organic Vermont farmers who will share their experiences with trying new ideas.

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West Coast Experts to Speak at Grain Growers Conference

Essex--A northern California farmer who integrated grain crops into his commercial vegetable operation has been invited to give the keynote presentation at the eleventh annual Grain Growers Conference, March 18.

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