Scott Birch


First Vice President:

Joanna Lidback


Second Vice President:

Art Ling



Vernon Hurd



Marjorie Urie


Young Farm Chair:

Kelly Richardson



Orleans County Farm Bureau Legislative Breakfast on March 5 a great success!


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.