Ensuring a high quality and healthy harvest requires education and planning. UVM Extension supports farmers through research, workshops and in-person assistance in the areas of forage, pasture and grazing; hay and haylage; corn silage and grain; hops; soil and nutrient management; and more.
- Agronomy & Conservation Assistance Program (ACAP): Providing technical assistance to animal agriculture operations in three distinct regions of the Lake Champlain watershed.
- Pasture Program at the Center for Sustainable Agriculture: Offers practical guidance, various forms of technical assistance, education, and outreach to farmers. Provides downloadable factsheets on grazing, watering systems, pasture improvement tools, etc.
- Vermont Pasture Network: Works cooperatively with farmers, other state and regional organizations, and agency personnel to promote and enhance successful grass-based livestock production throughout Vermont.