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Organic Dairy Workshops Feature Info on Fall Feeds, Cow Health and More

Burlington--The 2015 Summer Organic Dairy Series continues this fall with three workshops, each focusing on a different success strategy for organic dairy farmers.

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Morningstar Meadows Farm to Host Field Day on Dry Beans and Grains

Glover--On Sept. 10 farmers will have the opportunity to learn how a farm in Glover has found success growing organic dry beans and grains for both human consumption and animal feed. 

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UVM Extension Projects Awarded Market Development Grants

Burlington--University of Vermont (UVM) Extension projects on assessing the commercial viability of elderberries as a niche crop for Vermont and helping new American farmers establish a stronger market presence were among the 36 projects statewide that were awarded Local Food Market Development grants this year.

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Pennsylvania Agronomist to Speak at Summer Soil Health Field Day

Enosburg Falls--Joel Myers, a soils and no-till expert from Pennsylvania, has been invited to share strategies for improving soil health of crop fields at the Summer Soil Health Field Day, Aug. 21 in Enosburg Falls.

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Poultry Producers and Enthusiasts Encouraged To Prepare For Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI)

Vermont State Veterinarian, Dr. Kristin Haas, is encouraging poultry owners, producers and enthusiasts to prepare for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), which is expected to impact the East Coast in the fall of this year or spring of 2016. Since December 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed ...

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