The 2015 No-Till and Cover Crop Symposium was a huge success! We are already processing the evaluations to continue to improve and advance the conversation. If you missed the symposium, or would like to revisit the information, we have posted the pdf files of the presenters. Check it out!
The annual Vermont Farm Show will be held on January the 27th-29th (Tues-Thurs), at the Champlain Valley Expo, in Essex Junction, VT. All community members are welcome and there is something for everyone! Children, and children at heart, always enjoy the equipment and animals on display, the public can come learn about innovative agriculture practices […]
Don’t miss this event! Our No-Till and Cover Crop Symposium with be held February 19th, 2015. It will be located at the Sheraton, in Burlington, VT. More information to come (see link in side panel).
Join the UVM Extension’s Champlain Valley Crop Soil & Pasture Team and Northwest Crops & Soils Program, the Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition and local farms to check out what farmers around the Champlain Valley are doing on their farms to fit cover crops into their cropping systems. CLICK HERE FOR THE FIELD DAY FLYER RSVP […]
Champlain Valley Farmer Coalition invites you to listen, learn, & add your voice All farms in Vermont will be impacted by environmental regulations around water quality. Join the discussion to find out how to work together as farmers and take the initiative to be proactive and be part of the solution. Join us on January 8th […]
The Champlain Valley Crop, Soil & Pasture Team is pleased to announce two fantastic events in November: November 8th * 10:00 am to 11:30 pm * Ferrisburgh, VT No-Till Cover Crop FIELD DAY Can no-till, cover crop mixes and manure work in corn silage on the clay soils of the Champlain Valley?? We’re trying to […]
Annual reports for the CV Crops Team, No-Till Grain Drills and Livestock Exclusion. Here are some success stories: CV_Crop_Team_Impact_Report_2012 CV_Crop_Team_No-Till_report_2012 CV_Crop_Team_LE_report_2012
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2013 Vermont Farm Show Field & Forage Crop Product Contest Class Winners Hay – Grass Lucas Vaughan (South Ryegate) Best of Show – Hay Hay – Legume James Maillee (Shelburne) Hay – Mixed Shawnha VanderWey (Ferrisburgh) * * * * * * * Silage & Grains – Grass Haylage Henry Brothers- Wolfridge Dairy ( Alburg) […]
by Rico Balzano, UVM Extension Agronomy Outreach Professional Frost seeding can be an efficient and cost effective way to reseed or introduce new forage species to pastures and hay meadows. Successful frost seeding can improve forage quality, and research in Michigan has shown yield increases by 1.5-2.0 tons of dry matter per acre. That is […]