Vermont Produce Safety Improvement Grant Applications Open November 1

For Immediate Release: Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Vermont Produce Safety Improvement Grant Applications Open November 1 Apply Now For Up to $7,000 November 1, 2019 | Montpelier, VT – The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) is now accepting applications for the Vermont Produce Improvement Grant program. Produce Safety Improvement […]

fire blight webinar

Fall 2019 Tool Box Webinar Series Fire Blight IPM Using Non-Antibiotic Control Methods, October 9, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Quan Zeng, Agricultural Scientist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Daniel Cooley, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst Neil Schultes, Agricultural Scientist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Read more and register for “Fire Blight IPM Using Non-Antibiotic Control Methods” […]

fire blight webinar

Fall 2019 Tool Box Webinar Series Fire Blight IPM Using Non-Antibiotic Control Methods, October 9, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Quan Zeng, Agricultural Scientist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Daniel Cooley, Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst Neil Schultes, Agricultural Scientist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station Read more and register for “Fire Blight IPM Using Non-Antibiotic Control Methods” […]

Fire blight pt II

Correct registration link for Feb 7 Northern Grapes webinar

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_g125NjUvS-OnPRSvZbvxYw

Northern Grapes Webinar Announcement: February 7, with Megan Hall

Northern Grapes Webinar Sour rot: understanding and managing a complex disease February 7, 2019, 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (12:00 Noon Central Time) Dr. Megan Hall Assistant Research Professor of Viticulture, University of Missouri Columbia, Missouri Dr. Hall is an Assistant Research Professor of Viticulture at the University of Missouri, in the Division of Plant […]

$90, 000 Available for Vermont Farming Sustainability and Food Safety Projects

Grants available to assist with Food Safety and Farm Marketing. See blow. –TB For questions about either of these grant opportunities, please contact Kathryn Donovan (Produce Safety Improvement Grants) or Alissa Matthews (Local Food Market Development Grants). Contact information provided below. $90,000 Available for Farming Sustainability and Food Safety Projects $2-5K Grant Awards Available The […]

Produce Safety Grower Trainings in VT this fall

The Vermont Produce Program, in partnership with other agencies and organizations (including UVM Extension), will be hosting two Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Courses in VT this fall. To provide some context, this course is required for produce farms that are covered under the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule. However, we encourage all […]

Craft Cidery Startup Workshop in Oregon, Nov 4-8

FYI for anyone interested. -Terry From: Aronoff, Greg Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 4:53 PM Subject: Question I’m with Oregon State University and we have an upcoming cider workshop that fills a current gap. To help apple growers, farmers and entrepreneurs successfully start their own craft cidery, OSU created a cidery startup workshop that levels […]

Important tile drainage survey-

Passing this in for Heather Darby, UVM Extension. There is interest in regulating tile drainage in the state, and she is looking for information from farmers. –TB Dear Vermont Producer, My team and I have developed this survey with the goal of learning about the agronomic, economic, and environmental benefits associated with implementation of subsurface […]