2018 Initial Pesticide Applicators’ Certification Meeting

2018 Initial Pesticide Applicators’ Certification Meeting White River Junction April 25, 2018 VFW Post 2571, 97 South Main Street ~ or ~ Burlington, VT April 26, 2018 Robert Miller Community Center, 130 Gosse Court Meeting will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at each location Sponsored by UVM Extension and Vermont Agency of […]

the Northern Grapes webinar series is back!

February 1, 2018 The Northern Grapes Webinar Series returns this February with a series of four webinars – scheduled for the second Tuesday of each month. This year’s schedule will include : · February 13. Description of a new publication and spreadsheet, Winery Establishment Considerations and Costs, by Lindsey Pashow, Ag Business Development & Marketing […]

Upcoming educational meetings for current and prospective grape producers

Two important and useful meetings for grape growers are coming up in January in New Hampshire and Maine. They are on consecutive days, so consider making a trip of it and attending both: 1. Effective Disease Management in Northeastern Vineyards Wednesday January 10, 2018 – 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Flag Hill Winery – 297 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Important Information for Vermont Produce Growers

See below for important opportunities to help with implementation of food safety programs on your farm. As we proceed with implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act, this stuff matters. -TB Dear Vermont Produce Grower, The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) would like to share the following opportunities related to produce safety. […]

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training – November 7 & 8 – Richmond, VT

Good Morning, As the new Outreach and Education Coordinator for VAAFM’s Produce Program, I’d like to share with you the upcoming Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training held in Richmond, VT on November 7 and 8. Attached is a sheet containing more information on who should attend, benefits of attending, and what to expect from the […]

2017 New England Veg & Fruit Conference

Forwarding information on the upcoming New England Fruit & Vegetable Meetings in December from Mary Concklin. I hope to see many of you there. -TB Good morning, I have attached the 2017 New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference brochure for your planning purposes. A great educational program has been put together covering a wide range […]

Open House 8/25: UVM Apple & Grape Team

University of Vermont Apple and Grape Program Open House UVM Horticulture Research & Education Center 65 Green Mountain Dr, South Burlington, VT 05403 Friday, August 25. 2:00-4:00 PM Join Dr. Terence Bradshaw and his colleagues for an open house highlighting research, teaching, and outreach projects of the UVM Apple and Grape Team. This self-guided tour […]

Effective Spraying & NEWA Workshop NEXT WEEK

Effective Orchard Spraying and NEWA Workshop, Champlain Valley – 3/28 Tuesday 3/28, 8:00AM – 4:00PM Miner Institute, 1034 Miner Farm Rd, Chazy, NY $20/person PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Registration: Register online http://enych.cce.cornell.edu/event.php?id=680 Or contact Abby Henderson at aef225 or 518-746-2553 Deadline: TOMORROW Friday, March 24th Effective Orchard Spraying – Morning with Dr. Andrew Landers Understand how to […]