Jackie Folsom will be representing VTFB at the following meetings:
Jackie is spending a considerable amount of time at the Statehouse during the 2019 Legislative Session. Her focus is on the House & Senate Committees for Agriculture & Forestry, and Natural Resources, Fish, & Wildlife.
See their schedules here:
Stay Tuned for Meeting Times and Places
Please feel free to email or call the state office to report any upcoming meetings.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 802-434-5646
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets Calendar Link:
2019 UVM Extension Winter Conferences Calendar
Click on the "Register Online" link below to register
Feb 8th (Fri) Industrial Hemp
Feb 12th (Tues) Transferring the Farm Workshop
Feb 21st (Thu) 10th Annual Hop
Feb 21st (Thu) Vegetable Nutrient Management Workshop
Feb 28th (Thu) No-Till Cover Crop Symposium
Mar 13th (Wed) Growing Organic Corn Production in the Champlain Valley
Mar 14th (Thu) 9th Vermont Organic Dairy Producers
Mar 28th (Thu) 15th Annual Grain Growers
Feb 1st , 2019 Forest Management Activity Reports
Extensions may be granted if the landowner can prove to the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation that he/she had been prevented by accident, mistake, or misfortune from filing the FMAR by the February 1st deadline. For more information, visit their website.
Feb 6th, 2019 Water Quality and/or Dairy Improvement Grants
Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program has grant funds available for farmers to complete capital improvement projects. Eligible farmers can apply for this last scheduled VHCB grant. Both programs provide grants of between $5,000 and $40,000.
To read more and apply for a Water Quality grant: www.vhcb.org/wqg
To read more and apply for a Dairy improvement grant: www.vhcb.org/dig