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06-26-2015

State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest Attracts 75 Participants

Burlington--A total of 75 4-H'ers, ages 8 to 18, took part in the annual State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest, June 22.

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06-26-2015

Keeping Vermont Produce Safe From Farm to Table

We all enjoy food and want to know wherever we purchase our food that it is safe. Retailers want consumers to feel and be safe so they are looking for assurance from growers that food is being handled using best food safety practices. The new federal law, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), targets large-scale producers with ...

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06-25-2015

On-Farm Irrigation Workshop Coming July 16, 2015

Farmers are invited to a free workshop to learn about drip irrigation systems.  Please register here.

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06-23-2015

Monarch Butterflies Need Our Help

Monarchs—those beautiful orange butterflies we’ve seen all around in late summer in past years—are becoming scarce.  This is due in large part to loss of habitat—both where they overwinter in Mexico and summer in the U.S., as well as some recent temperature extremes.  While we can’t do much about the weather, we can ...

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