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12-18-2014

Workshops Help Farmers Ensure Safety of Their Produce

Burlington--Workshops for fruit and vegetable growers interested in developing a produce safety plan for their operation will be held at five locations in February.

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12-12-2014

"A View from the Field" Highlights Northwest Crops and Soils Program

The UVM Extension Northwest Crops and Soils (NWCS) Program announces the release of its first program highlights publication, "A View From the Field."  Among the research projects and outreach activities featured are small grains and hops, wheat production, sustainable forages and oilseeds, and farm soil and water quality.

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12-01-2014

Fun Facts About Poinsettias

Do you like trivia, or at least learning more about the top-selling holiday plant? If so, perhaps you will be interested in a dozen fun facts about the poinsettia plants you buy and see everywhere each December.

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11-22-2014

Annual 4-H Dairy Challenge Tests Youths' Dairy Knowledge

Burlington--Nearly 90 Vermont 4-H'ers gathered at the University of Vermont (UVM) campus on Nov. 16 for the annual 4-H Dairy Challenge.

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