Manure and Cover Crops

Manure and Cover Crops…A Winning Combination by Kirsten Workman, Agronomy Outreach Professional Fall applied manure is often a subject of concern – for farmers, water quality advocates and even the general public. As you know, most farmers have the conundrum of having ideal field conditions for spreading manure in the fall (dry, open, great weather […]

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Innovation is in the air…and on the ground

by Kirsten Workman, Agronomy Outreach Professional (Originally published on the WAgN Blog on May 28, 2014)   The growing season if finally starting to take hold. I have seen corn plants poking through the ground, vegetable crops starting to look like something edible, and first cut hay is on the ground in some places with […]

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Cover Crops as Forage Crops…A Look at Winter Rye and Triticale

by Kirsten Workman, Agronomy Outreach Professional ‘Double Cropping’ or the practice of harvesting two crops from the same field in one year is not a new concept by any means.  However, as more and more farmers in the Champlain Valley are starting to look at cover crops as part of their crop rotation, it becomes […]

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Your Role in the Future of Farming in Vermont

This post was originally published on the Women in Agriculture Network (WAgN) Blog. Now is the time to have your voice heard. As an Extension Outreach Professional, I am part of many networks related to farming and farmers.  Emails arrive in my inbox everyday about another issue that is directly related to how you farm […]

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Working Together for Clean Water | Women’s Agricultural Network Blog

One of the members of the Champlain Valley Crop, Soil & Pasture team was a guest blogger on the Women’s Agriculture Network (WAgN) blog. Check it out! Working Together for Clean Water | Women’s Agricultural Network Blog.

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Benefits of early planting of cereal rye or triticale after corn silage harvest | University of Vermont Extension Agronomators

Benefits of early planting of cereal rye or triticale after corn silage harvest | University of Vermont Extension Agronomators.

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UVM Extension – Champlain Valley Crop, Soil & Pasture Team

UVM Extension – Champlain Valley Crop, Soil & Pasture Team. Check out a video of one of our No Till Drills in action!  We passed the 1000 acre mark already.

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» MILK PRICE PROTECTION FOR THE STATE’S DAIRIES OPENS THIS WEEK : Out Croppings: Important crop news from the field! : University of Vermont

» MILK PRICE PROTECTION FOR THE STATE’S DAIRIES OPENS THIS WEEK : Out Croppings: Important crop news from the field! : University of Vermont.

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