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Vermont Agency of Ag Urges Farmers to Report Flood Damage

Vermont Agriculture Secretary Chuck Ross is urging farmers to contact state and federal agencies about any damage or losses they have incurred or expect to incur in the future, so that the scope of the problem and impacts can be documented accurately. “We need to hear from farmers in order to evaluate and determine what kind of help might be available and where it is needed,” he said. Continue reading

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Handling Produce from Flooded Fields

Vern Grubinger, UVM Extension Vegetable and Berry Specialist, posted this request via email. Following, Vern’s email is information from Ginger Nickerson, UVM Extension’s GAPS specialist, on rules, regs, and best practices for handling flood damaged produce. Dear Vermont growers, I’m … Continue reading

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