Category Archives: Facts & Figures

Keep Your Farm Buzzing–3 ways to encourage native pollinators this year

For most produce farmers, crop planning is done and the planting has begun (though still in the greenhouse for most Vermonters!).  But have you planned to support the creatures that can make or break your yields? Well, farm workers could … Continue reading

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USDA Census of Agriculture: Reading between the lines

After a very long wait the 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture data are starting to roll out. While the meatiest (pun intended) reports are not expected until May the preliminary data are attracting a lot of attention. And, regarding women farmers, … Continue reading

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Women in Sustainable Agriculture– Reflection from the National Conference

The VT Women’s Ag Network staff and several Vermont farmers traveled to Iowa last week for the National Women in Sustainable Agriculture Conference, hosted by the Women Food & Agriculture Network (WFAN).  The conference was three days packed with field … Continue reading

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