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UVM, Partners Receive NEH Grant to Update Popular Image of Vermont Farmer

Picture a Vermont farmer. Does a grizzled, seventh generation dairyman come to mind, Holsteins and silo in the background?

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Center for Sustainable Agriculture Receives Grant for Climate Study

Burlington--University of Vermont (UVM) Extension’s Center for Sustainable Agriculture recently was awarded a $248,900 grant for its programs focused on farming and climate change.

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Vermont Grazing Tour with Jim Gerrish to Focus on Profitable & Sustainable Livestock Farming Throughout Vermont

Jim Gerrish is an independent grazing lands consultant providing service to farmers and ranchers on both private and public lands across the US and internationally. He has 22 years of beef-forage systems research and outreach while on the faculty at the University of Missouri, and co-founded a multi-day grazing management program ...

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UVM Is: Ernesto Mendez Embraces the Growing Agroecology Movement

Agroecology is finding a mainstream audience in the world of international food and agricultural policy. For Professor Ernesto Méndez, that’s good news. Méndez, a professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Environmental Program and a Fellow at UVM’s Gund Institute for Environment, is launching ...

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