Orleans

President:

Scott Birch

802-766-2711

First Vice President:

Joanna Lidback

802-525-6997

Second Vice President:

Art Ling

 802-472-9913

Treasurer:

Vernon Hurd

802-334-6111

Secretary:

Marjorie Urie

802-586-2879

Young Farm Chair:

Kelly Richardson

802-755-6190

 

Save the Date Tuesday March 6, 2018

Orleans County Farm Bureau Legislative Breakfast from 10-12:00 pm.

Irasburg Town Hall 118 Park Ave, Irasburg, VT 05845, USA

Meet your legislators and discuss issue important to your farming practice. Breakfast compliments of Orleans County Farm Bureau. To attend RSVP to Scott Birch at sbirch@poulingrain.com or Marjorie Urie at marjorieurie@gmail.com

 

Resolutions Approved by the Orleans County Farm Bureau
October 18, 2017

  1. Orleans County Farm Bureau strongly supports the continued financial support for the 2+2 scholarship for Vermont Farm Youth.

  2. Orleans County Farm Bureau supports more review on sites and transmission capacity designated for commercial wind & solar power.

  3.  Orleans County Farm Bureau encourages University of Vermont Extension to fill the position vacated by Dan Hudson with a Production Agriculture Specialist to be located in the Northeast Kingdom.

  4. Orleans County Farm Bureau opposes connecting water quality initiative penalties with the voluntary contractual current use program.

  5. Orleans County Farm Bureau supports legislative effort to provide a healthcare program that emphasizes free market competition and consumer freedom of choice.

  6. Orleans County Farm Bureau encourages Agricultural Organizations to cultivate positive relationships with the local media.

  7. Orleans County Farm Bureau encourages the Vermont Milk Commission to study the processing capacity in our region to ensure that there are adequate markets for dairy producers.

  8. Orleans County Farm Bureau encourages the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets to be flexible when weather conditions prevent farmers from following the Required Agricultural Practices in a timely manner.