Feb 15: UVM / VT Tree Fruit Growers Assn Winter Meeting

By Terence Bradshaw Please save the date for the 122nd UVM Apple Program & Vermont Tree Fruit Growers Association Annual Meeting and Conference to be held at the American Legion Hall in Middlebury, VT. The main focus for this year’s meeting will be on insect management, including: developing efficient and effective scouting programs; pollinator protection, […]

recruiting farmers- regulations research study

Growers: Meredith is a professor in Nutrition & Food Science who specializes in Food & Ag Policy Farmers face regulation on a variety of topics. How do these regulations impact agriculture? How long does it take to comply and what does it cost? Are there strategies that could simply regulatory frameworks? Are there ways to […]

Wine Distribution and Vermont Restaurants- Webinar 11/15

By Terence Bradshaw Wine Distribution and Vermont Restaurants A Virtual Workshop Wednesday, November 15th 8:30 am – 9:30 am An introduction to wine distribution and restaurant sales in Vermont. We will discuss: *How to evaluate using a distributor vs. self distribution *How to research distributors and determine which to approach *The basics of how to […]

Federal crop insurance deadlines

From: Jake Jacobs To: Terence Bradshaw Subject: RE: Crop insurance deadlines? Hi Terry, You are correct – sales closing date for crop insurance for apples and peaches is November 20. I am waiting for reply on an updated Vermont fact sheet for apple growers. In the meantime, there’s info available from RMA. I have attached […]

recruiting farmers- regulations research study

Farmers face regulation on a variety of topics. How do these regulations impact agriculture? How long does it take to comply and what does it cost? Are there strategies that could simply regulatory frameworks? Are there ways to make compliance more efficient? Researchers at UVM want to hear from Vermont farmers about how much time […]