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New Study: Consumers Don't View GMO Labels as Negative 'Warnings'

A new study released just days after the U.S. House passed a bill that would prevent states from requiring labels on genetically modified foods reveals that GMO labeling would not act as warning labels and scare consumers away from buying products with GMO ingredients.

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Low-Tech, High-Tech, Clean Water, Great Beef!

Come learn about on-farm research, and see how low-tech and high-tech come together to produce delicious beef while building soil health and protecting water quality as part of Vermont Open Farm Week!

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students at work creating compost system


Cultivating Collaboration from the Bahamas to Vermont

Beside the garden at Champlain Elementary School, students from the University of Vermont and South Andros High School in the Bahamas work together to level the land for a compost system.

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