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Preventing The Spread Of Invasive Plants
Thursday, 08/02/12
By Steve Zind
Non-native, invasive plants are one of the biggest threats to the health of our forests. We’ll talk about these plants, from wild parsnip to Japanese knotweed to garlic mustard, and what’s being done to combat them.
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Total Number Of Dairy Farms In Vt. Falls Below 1,000
Friday, 07/08/11
By Ross Sneyd
The Vermont Agriculture Agency says for the first time in a long time there are fewer than 1,000 dairy farms in Vermont. The number dropped this spring to 992 dairy operations across the state.
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State To Request Emergency Aid For Farms
Thursday, 06/09/11
By Patti Daniels
The state of Vermont plans to request emergency relief for farms affected by spring flooding in all of the state's 14 counties.
VPR News
LaClair Named Deputy Agriculture Secretary
Thursday, 02/17/11
Jolinda LaClair has been named deputy secretary for the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.
VPR News
Ag Secretary Looks To Improve Water Quality
Tuesday, 01/25/11
By Steve Zind
Vermont's new Secretary of Agriculture says he's looking forward to working with dairy farmers and environmentalists to improve water quality in Lake Champlain. 
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Fruit season a bright spot in a bleak summer
Friday, 08/14/09
By Ross Sneyd
One bright spot in an otherwise bleak summer for Vermont farmers can be found in orchards and berry patches.
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