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Co-op Insurance Gives $60,000 for Extension Farm Safety Programs

Burlington--Co-operative Insurance Companies in Middlebury recently pledged $60,000 over three years to support two University of Vermont (UVM) Extension farm safety programs.

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UVM Extension Specialists Explore Food Systems in New Book

Burlington--Increased concerns over food production have led consumers to ask questions not only about where their food comes from but how it is produced.

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Annual Conference to Focus On No-Till and Cover Crop Strategies

South Burlington--On Feb. 19 farmers will have an opportunity to hear from researchers, soil scientists, field crop growers and other experts about no-till and cover crop strategies to improve profitability at the 2015 No-Till and Cover Crop Symposium.

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Annual Conference Addresses Rising Interest in Hops Production

South Burlington--For growers to profit from growing hops commercially, having access to both practical and research-based information on production, management strategies and the latest industry developments is the key to success.

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Winter Agronomy Meetings Planned For Six Vermont Sites

Burlington--Talks on forage quality and cropping system innovations, the 2014 Farm Bill, the true cost of crop production and low-cost options for modernization of agricultural operations top the agenda of the 2015 Vermont Agronomy Plus meetings scheduled for six locations in February.

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