Author Archives: Women's Agricultural Network

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About Women's Agricultural Network

WAgN provides education and technical assistance geared to the needs of women farmers.

Drought Relief for VT Livestock Producers: Apply by Oct. 19

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that livestock producers impacted by drought are encouraged to apply by October 19, 2018, to receive assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). The financial assistance will help farmers install conservation practices to help alleviate limited water supplies.  Continue reading

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Business and Budget Clinics

UVM Extension farm business educators (Mark Cannella, Tony Kitsos and Betsy Miller) are available to work one-on-one with farmers on their finances and business planning.  Reserve a 1½ hour appointment to prepare documents and plans to manage the business. Use … Continue reading

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Estate Taxes & Farms: Who Wins & Who Loses?

“When you hear about the disadvantages of the estate tax, don’t forget that the free step up in basis gives a huge benefit to families with lower valued estates. ” Continue reading

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