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.

Name that Conference!

Calling all brilliant, creative women farmers, ranchers and sustainable agriculture advocates: Submit a super theme, tagline and/or logo for the 2016 Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference. The conference will be held in Portland Oregon, and is being organized by a multi-state … Continue reading

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Changes to Vermont’s Current Use Program

During the 2015 legislative session, the Vermont legislature made a number of changes to the law affecting the Current Use (Use Value Appraisal) Program. They include provisions for the following: A new calculation for the Land Use Change Tax (LUCT) … Continue reading

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USDA Extends Dairy Margin Protection Program Sign-Up Deadline

Dairy producers urged to act now to protect their businesses against unpredictable market swings, take advantage of increased protections offered in first year of program. The application deadline for the dairy Margin Protection Program (MPP) will be extended until Dec. … Continue reading

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