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U.S. Specialty Crop Grant program to boost market competitiveness
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January 24, 2018

U.S. Specialty Crop Grant program to boost market competitiveness

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) has received $200,000 in Specialty Crop Block Grants from the federal USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to enhance the competitiveness of Vermont specialty food crops, including honey, hops, and maple syrup, and nursery crops, including Christmas trees…

News Briefs
December 28, 2017

Manure spreading ban in effect, Dec. 15 – April 1

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets would like to remind all state farm operations that the 23rd annual winter manure spreading ban is underway.   As required by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets’ (VAAFM) Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs), between December 15 and April…

Local News
December 27, 2017

Matching grants available to local food producers

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) is pleased to announce the availability of up to $60,000 of funding for Local Food Market Development (LFMD) Grants to assist eligible Vermont farmers, businesses, and value-chain facilitators to reach new markets. VAAFM works to support…