Agency of Agriculture announces funding for water quality planning

News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets August 2, 2017 Contact: Ryan Patch 802-272-0323 [email protected] Agency of Agriculture Announces New Technical Assistance Funding to Support Water Quality Planning and Projects on Farms Grassed Buffers and Stream Fencing for Livestock Focus of New Outreach and Implementation Programs The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food […]



Farmers urged to track crop losses

News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets July 3, 2017 Contact: Alison Kosakowski 802-272-4547 [email protected] The recent storms in Vermont were not kind to many of our farmers. The Agency of Agriculture is urging farmers to document any losses from the flash floods. It’s helpful to take pictures and keep detailed records. […]




Share the road with farmers: tips for motorists

News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets June 15, 2017 Contact: Alison Kosakowski 802-272-4547 [email protected] Be alert. Be patient. Be kind. That’s the message state officials are sending to Vermont drivers this season, as farmers return to the roads with tractors and heavy equipment. The Agencies of Agriculture, Transportation, and Department of […]







Vermont’s Winter Manure Spreading Ban Begins Dec. 15th

News Release — Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Dec. 15, 2016 Contact: Ryan Patch Sr. Ag Development Coordinator Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets 802-272-0323 [email protected] Agency of Ag Reminds Farmers of New Manure Stacking Requirements The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets’ (VAAFM) newly effective Required Agricultural Practices Rule will […]



Breakfast on the Farm Gives Public Free Taste of Farm Life

News Release — New England Dairy Promotion Board June 27, 2016 Media Contact: Laura Hardie New England Dairy Promotion Board (802) 863-5416 (office) [email protected] Nea-Tocht Farm in Ferrisburgh Draws Big Crowds for Farm Tours, Food, Fun Ferrisburgh, VT – The Vander Wey family of Nea-Tocht Farm believe in showing their community what farmers do to […]