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Hemp Seeds

05-03-2016

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

03-03-2016

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

03-01-2016

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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farm barn and greenhouses

02-05-2016

UVM Extension Farm Budget Clinics Provide Individual Help to Farmers

Burlington--University of Vermont (UVM) Extension farm business educators will be available to meet individually with Vermont farmers at several locations in late February and March to provide assistance with farm budgets, update balance sheets or address other financial matters.

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cows eating in barn

02-04-2016

Iowa Farmer to Speak at Organic Dairy Conference

Randolph Center--A Midwest farmer with an innovative approach to managing his operation to produce high quality organic dairy products will be the keynote speaker at this year's Vermont Organic Dairy Producers Conference.

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