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About Ali Zipparo

Women in Agriculture Network programs. She comes to UVM Extension with wide-ranging experience in Vermont agriculture and policy, including work with the Farm to Plate initiative and the Vermont Housing and Conservation Board’s Farm Viability program. Ali is passionate about agricultural policy issues, and will be providing updates about the 2012 Farm Bill and other agricultural matters over the next several months.

House Farm Bill Draft in Mark-Up

And in the House…   As expected, the House Committee on Agriculture released their 557-page draft version of the farm bill on July 5, called the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act. The draft began the mark-up period … Continue reading

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