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Burlington Free Press Features Progress of UVM Extension in its Century of Service

Noting the increasingly sophisticated and far-ranging services that UVM Extension has provided the state over its 100-year history, the Burlington Free Press chronicles Extension’s work from assisting with the breeding of cattle to fighting obesity. The current mission, the paper explains, is “to improve the quality of life of Vermonters by providing research-based educational programs and practical information concerning Vermont communities, families and homes, farms, businesses, and the natural environment.” Read the story...