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Juggling Farm and Family?

Female farmers with children are wanted for interviews as part of a University of Vermont study on child care in farm families. Funded by a USDA-NIFA grant, this study is looking at the ways children impact a farm business and … Continue reading

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New Guide to Renting Farmland

For many beginning farmers, leasing can be an affordable way to gain access to productive farmland and associated infrastructure and equipment. For landowners, leasing can help offset the costs of ownership while keeping farmland in production. But how to determine … Continue reading

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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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