Tag Archives: Anson Tebbetts

Op - Ed
January 23, 2019

State farmers need to look at new approaches

By Anson Tebbetts

As we enter a new year, many Vermont dairy farmers, as well as farmers nationwide, continue fighting through their economic fog. Trapped in an antiquated federal dairy pricing system, Vermont’s hard-working stewards of the land are at the whim of a highly…

Op - Ed
January 9, 2019

Creation, innovation may help Vermont dairy farmers

By Anson Tebbetts

As we enter a new year, many Vermont dairy farmers, as well as farmers nationwide, continue fighting through their economic fog. Trapped in an antiquated federal dairy pricing system, Vermont’s hard-working stewards of the land are at the whim of a highly…

Value-added dairy products earn more green by going green
Featured
February 14, 2018

Value-added dairy products earn more green by going green

A typical tourist trip to Vermont might include hiking on the Long Trail, skiing at one of our many resorts, fishing for wild brook trout, visiting a farm, and sampling some of the finest cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. People come to Vermont because it…

Hemp–not marijuana–comes to rural Vermont
State News
October 18, 2017

Hemp–not marijuana–comes to rural Vermont

By Gaen Murphree

MIDDLEBURY—While lawmakers in Montpelier argue over marijuana legalization, Middlebury dairy farmers Joel Pomainville and Sam Berthiaume are readying a harvest of a cousin of marijuana — hemp — that promoters hope could be a new cash crop for Vermont farmers. “The potential…