Category Archives: Production information

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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20 Million Acres by 2020

When it comes to resiliency, cover crops are a no brainer! Although the temperatures are still cold outside, every farmer I know is busily planning their cropping season.  Whether it’s a vegetable grower firing up their greenhouse and anxiously awaiting … Continue reading

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Buzzing about Bees: Pollinator Book Tops Summer Reading List

A recent visit to The Farm Between inspired me to learn more about pollinators. And, as it turns out, SARE’s Managing Alternative Pollinators was a great pick for my summer reading list! John and Nancy Hayden, who grow a wide … Continue reading

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