With tag: agriculture
U.S. Labor Secretary Visiting VTC
U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will be in Randolph Tuesday, touring a
dairy farm at Vermont Technical College. She's here to highlight a
training program that
supports agricultural businesses.
U.S. Ag Official Visiting Vt., NH
A U.S. Department of Agriculture official is visiting farms in Vermont
and New Hampshire to discuss how the growing agricultural economy is
helping to create jobs and expand local and regional food systems.
Largest Vermont Farm Show Opens
This year's Vermont Farm Show is the biggest one so far. The annual event opened Tuesday at its new location at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction.
Audio Postcard: Sounds From the Farm Show
Wet Weather Interrupts Farm Production
By Ross Sneyd
Vermont's wettest spring on record is making it difficult for farmers to harvest their first round of crops, and agriculture officials say the ground is so saturated that it may not recover this season.
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Farmers' Markets: VT Tops The List
start of the farmers' market season in Vermont. Many markets
opened the first week of May with others opening throughout the month, offering
seedlings for gardens, preserved foods, and last winter's storage
Floods Put Farmers Behind On Spring Crops
By Melody Bodette
The wet, cold spring has left many farmers playing catch up when it comes to planting spring crops. For the state's dairy farmers, that means they're waiting to plant corn to feed their cows.