Category Archives: Culture and Society

Growing a Business while Growing Up

Originally published in UVM New Farmer Blog With her prize-winning registered Border Leicester sheep flock, Lydia Smith is a beginning farmer to watch. Lydia’s business, Echo Ridge Flock, sells breeding stock, feeder lambs, raw fleeces, wool blankets, pelts and meat, and … Continue reading

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Get Counted!

There are only a few weeks left to respond to the USDA Census of Agriculture survey, and WAgN encourages all farmers to participate. “For the Census to provide a true picture of the role and importance of women in US … 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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