Managing Flood Damaged Crops and Forage from Tropical Storm Irene

Tropical storm Irene has caused some of the most massive flood damage to crops in over fifty years. Many crop fields were completely destroyed, while others were left with varying degrees of damage. Before making any decisions about your fields, you should document and report any crop damage to your local U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Butterworks Farm Field Day, Sept. 20, 2011

Grain Storage and Processing Butterworks Farm Tuesday, September 20, 2011 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Butterworks Farm, Trumpass Rd., Westfield, VT Jack and Anne Lazor farm in Westfield, VT, in the heart of the Northeast Kingdom, where they produce delicious yogurt from their Jersey cows. Jack is one of Vermont’s pioneer grain growers—he started growing […]

Post Irene Resources

Our hearts go out to each and every farm family dealing with the aftermath of Irene. Please let us know how we can best help! UVM Extension has created a list of resources that may be useful to farmers and citizens alike: http://www.uvm.edu/extension/?Page=emergency.html. For information on forage crops–including corn, hay and pasture–take a look at […]