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.

Juggling Farm and Family?

Female farmers with children are wanted for interviews as part of a University of Vermont study on child care in farm families. Funded by a USDA-NIFA grant, this study is looking at the ways children impact a farm business and … Continue reading

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New Guide to Renting Farmland

For many beginning farmers, leasing can be an affordable way to gain access to productive farmland and associated infrastructure and equipment. For landowners, leasing can help offset the costs of ownership while keeping farmland in production. But how to determine … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Sign-Up: Deadline is March 15

Vermont agricultural employers need to make important decisions in the coming weeks regarding health insurance, as many plans that farmers and food businesses have relied on in the past will end on March 31. If your plan is ending, you … Continue reading

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