Agriculture News and Events
A child dies in an agriculture-related incident about every three days in the United States. In addition, every day about 38 children are injured in an agriculture-related incident. Furthermore, 80 percent of the injured youth were not working when the injury occurred.
Know of a young person, age 14-21, who is ready to prepare for a future in agriculture?
The UVM Center for Systainable Agriculture and AALV's New Farms for New Americans program have together published a full-color 42-page booklet to help Northeast farmers and gardeners adapt important crops of world cultures into the local food system to be grown successfully for market, food and/or medicine.
Burlington--An Ohio State University (OSU) Extension specialist will help Vermont farmers unlock the secrets of soil health at a day-long event, April 21, in Addison County.
Burlington--One of the most important, and often most challenging, decisions that farm families face is how to transfer the farm to the next generation. A number of factors must be considered from legal issues and tax laws to estate and retirement planning and options if there are no heirs.