Category Archives: Culture and Society

Guide by Your Side: What Makes a Good Extension Educator Good?

In my Social Sustainability on the Farm project, we’ve been looking at the social issues farmers face; so I have been thinking about healthy farmer relationships—both personal and professional. And since I work for UVM Extension, naturally I wonder about … Continue reading

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It’s a good thing you can juggle…

It’s official. We have arrived at that time of year when you think you can’t possibly do one more thing. You’re exhausted. Your back hurts (not just in the morning now but all the time), the weeds are out of … Continue reading

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Sheep – Pastoral Icon or Wooly Menace? A Response

Response to “Pastoral Icon or Woolly Menace?” (NYT January 26, 2014) By Kimberly Hagen Grazing Specialist, Extension, University of Vermont http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/26/opinion/sunday/pastoral-icon-or-woolly-menace.html?_r=0 It’s not the sheep Mr. Monbiot, it’s the people that manage them, THAT is the problem. Ah! What a … Continue reading

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