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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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The growing season if finally starting to take hold. I have seen corn plants poking through the ground, vegetable crops starting to look like something edible, and first cut hay is on the ground in some places with hopes of … 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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