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Vermont Agriculture

farm tractor in field (file)
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Gov. Phil Scott has signed an executive order creating the Governor’s Commission on the Future of Vermont Agriculture.

Senator Patrick Leahy announces farm and watershed grants
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Vermont and federal officials have announced grants targeting the state agriculture industry’s impact on the food system and on Lake Champlain.

Vermont U.S. Representative Peter Welch says he hopes the farm bill will help stabilize milk prices for dairy farmers, include disaster insurance for vegetable growers and promote the use of local fruits and vegetables in school lunches.