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: 



                                                                  County Meetings

                                         Stay Tuned for Meeting Times and Places


 Please feel free to email or call the state office to report any upcoming meetings.

   Email:                    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  

               Register Online

Feb 12th (Tues)   Transferring the Farm Workshop

           Register Online

Feb 21st (Thu)     10th Annual Hop 

           Register Online

Feb 21st (Thu)     Vegetable Nutrient Management Workshop

           Register Online

Feb 28th (Thu)     No-Till Cover Crop Symposium

          Register Online

Mar 13th (Wed)    Growing Organic Corn Production in the Champlain Valley

          Register Online

Mar 14th (Thu)    9th Vermont Organic Dairy Producers

           Register Online

Mar 28th (Thu)    15th Annual Grain Growers

           Register Online




Feb 1st , 2019      Forest Management Activity Reports

 Document Link (click here)

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:

To read more and apply for a Dairy improvement grant: