In the News and Around the Town

Lately we’ve been busy bees (particularly Kirsten Workman!) and have found ourselves on Across the Fence as well as NPR. Here are some links where you can see and hear more about what we are up to! http://digital.vpr.net/post/farmers-embrace-cover-crops-improve-soil-reduce-runoff#stream/0 http://digital.vpr.net/post/no-till-tell-all#stream/0        

Conservation Work Highlighted

“These changes have resulted in the reduction of soil and nutrient runoff from more than 27,763 acres of cropland and livestock production facilities. When including practices implemented since 2011, that number grows to an impressive 86,382 acres.”  140 Farms Reduced Their Nutrient Runoff – just in the past year.  How Did They Do It? Nutrient […]

Grazing School Coming To Pawlet

Cheryl Cesario has coordinated a ‘Grazing School’ event to be held Wednesday June 22nd, 2016. Sarah Flack, a prominent grazing consultant in our area will lead a discussion at both Consider Bardwell and Wayward Goose Farms. There will be something for everyone and Sarah can tailor the conversation to the grazing level of the participants. […]

3rd Annual No-Till and Cover Crop Symposium

Join Us For This Great Event Full of Useful Information For Your Farm! February 17th at the Sheraton Hotel and Conference Center, Burlington, VT Registration is now open for this event. We have a day filled with guest speakers and professionals from around the state, country and also Quebec. Speakers will be addressing soil health, […]

December 2015 Pasture Workshop

Irrigation and Tile Drainage: Tools For Pasture Productivity When: Friday, December 4, 2015  10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Where: Bridport Community Hall, 52 Middle Rd, Bridport, VT Cost: $20 More Information –> download our pdf: Irrigation and Tile with Pasture Flyer Register Online By December 1st ——> www.regonline.com/irrigationonpasture It often seems we either have too […]

Fall Soil Health Workshop And Field Day

 Join Us as we discuss soil health, cover crops, no-till and more, share information from our research and demonstration trials, hear from farmers about their successes in Addison County, and welcome guest speaker Ray Archuleta.       Ray Archuleta is a Conservation Agronomist at the NRCS East National Technology Center, in Greensboro, North Carolina. […]

What is your Watermark?

A new, locally produced movie addresses water quality far and wide, and focuses on ways that different sectors of the community are working to conserve and protect water. There is a strong emphasis on Lake Champlain and phosphorus best management. Mount Mansfield Media has teamed with ‘The H-Team’ to produce this film. You can check […]

Spring 2015, Soil Health Field Day

Soil Health Field Day Flyer_Hoorman 2015The snow is melting, the sap is flowing (hopefully), and the crew at CV Crops is dreaming of spring! Join us for our Spring 2015 Soil Health Field Day April 21st, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. We will be hosting Jim Hoorman, from Ohio State University Extension (PhD candidate and […]

Recent Planter Clinic

Last week we held a corn planter clinic, with a focus on no-till equipment maintenance. Rico Balzano organized the event and Jeff Sanders (NW Soils and Crops Team) spoke to a crowd that included about 30 (+) farmers, and other agriculture professionals. It was a very successful event, with constructive discussion. The clinic benefited both […]

New Across the Fence Video

The 2015 No-Till and Cover Crop Symposium was featured recently on Across the Fence! The t.v. segment also features Kirsten Workman and Jeff Sanders discussing research, trials, and use of both cover crops and no-till in Vermont. Check out the video HERE! Interested in trying a new practice on your farm this coming year?  We […]