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Lanphear family poses by their farm sign


Lanphear Family Farm Named Vermont Dairy Farm of the Year

The Lanphear Family Farm, a 530-cow Holstein dairy in Hyde Park, embodies all that a topnotch dairy operation should including a well-managed herd, high quality milk production, efficient management and strong work ethics.

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Conservation Tillage


Phosphorus is Focus of Summer Event for Farmers

Sheldon--A summer farm meeting focusing on phosphorus management and conservation tillage practices will be held Aug. 10. The host farm is Machia and Sons Dairy in Sheldon.

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Annual Crops and Soils Field Day Offers Insight into UVM Research

Alburgh--The University of Vermont (UVM) Extension Northwest Crops and Soils Program will host its annual Crops and Soils Field Day, July 28 in Alburgh.

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Wheat harvest


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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