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Québec Organic Wheat Farm to Host Field Day for Vermont Farmers

Burlington--Loïc Dewavrin, a certified organic grain grower, will host a tour of his Québec farm, July 13, for farmers interested in hearing about the methods, management strategies and equipment he uses to produce and process high-quality wheat for flour.

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Grain in a field


Northwest Crops and Soils Program Hosts Annual Grain Research Tour

Alburgh--The 2016 Grain Research Tour, June 28 in Alburgh, offers growers a first-hand look at research trials on new varieties, management strategies and equipment for commercial small grains production.

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Hemp Seeds


UVM Crowdfunding Campaign Seeks Donations for Hemp Research

Burlington--University of Vermont (UVM) Extension's Northwest Crops and Soils Team has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for industrial hemp research to benefit farmers in Vermont and the region.

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goCrop for iOS devices


UVM's goCrop Software Improves Farm-Based Nutrient Management Planning

St. Albans--Farmers in Vermont and across the U.S. are turning to nutrient management plans as tools to help manage crop nutrients on the farm. By focusing on individual crop needs by field, farmers are able to customize manure and other fertilizer applications so that each field receives just the amount it needs to produce ...

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University of Vermont Extension and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture


Review and Exam Sessions Planned for Initial Pesticide Applicator Certification

Burlington--A review session and exam for initial certification for the Vermont pesticide applicator license will be offered at two locations in April.

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