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Vermont Farm Bureau - About VTFB
Vermont Farm Bureau - About VTFB
Vermont Farm Bureau - Membership
Vermont Farm Bureau - News and Publications
Vermont Farm Bureau - Issues
Vermont Farm Bureau - County Farm Bureaus
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Vermont Farm Bureau - Contact Us




News and Interest

 

 

Dolloff Acres Farm in Springfield to be recognized at the 2015 VDIA  Annual Dairy Farmers' Appreciation Banquet
at the Vermont Farm Show More

 

Three Vermont Maple Conferences Offered in January
The University of Vermont Extension, Addison County Maple Sugarmakers Association and Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association are offering Maple Conferences on Saturday January 3rd, 17th and 24th, 2015. More

 

Visit us at the 84th Vermont Farm Show Tuesday through Thursday January 27-29
Be sure to visit Vermont Farm Bureau at this Annual winter gathering for agricultural professionals and rural homeowners. More

 

Stop by for a Visit at the NOFA-VT Winter Conference Feb 14-15
Members and staff will be available all weekend.
http://nofavt.org/annual-events/winter-conference

 

 

 

Under the Golden Dome is Back! January 19, 2015 Update

“Under the Golden Dome”, is emailed weekly to subscribing
members to keep them apprised of legislative developments at
the Vermont Statehouse that affect agriculture. Legislative
priorities are set annually by the organization following the
elected delegate session determining policy in November.

 

 

Member Benefits

 

 

NEW! Farm Bureau Discount RX Card
As a Farm Bureau® member, you and your family have access to a FREE Prescription Drug Card program. Save up to 75% at more than 56,000 national and regional pharmacies. Create as many cards as you need for yourself, your family and your employees (full time, part time, seasonal). All members are eligible to get pharmacy discounts through this program. The program can be used to supplement most health insurance plans including Health Savings Accounts (HSA) and High Deductible Plans. It can also be used as a Medicare Part D supplement by providing discounts on non-covered drugs.

http://www.fbadvantage.com/Deals/UNA-Rx/Deal/

 

 

Weekly Pricing for Suburban Propane Exclusively for Farm Bureau Members

 

January 20, 2015

 

Propane 1 - 999 gallons $2.371

 

Propane 1000 - 4,999 gallons $2.071

 

#2 Fuel Oil $2.349

 

Kerosene $2.806

 

On/Off Road Diesel $2.564

 
 

 

 

 

New Vermont Farm Bureau Online Buyers Guide


You are just a click away from finding all your farm and agricultural business needs. Check it out and let us know what you think.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events and Meetings

January 15, 2015 Windsor County Meeting
6:30pm Frazer agency.

January 21, 2015 Vermont Vegetable and Berry Growers Association Annual Meeting

Lake Morey in Fairlee, VT. http://www.uvm.edu/vtvegandberry/meetings/AnnualMeeting2015.pdf

January 24, 2015 Vermont Maple Conference
Lamoille Union High School, Hyde Park, VT Sponsored by UVM Extension and the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers’ Association. For a more detailed list of presentations, please see the December 2014 UVM Maple Mainline

Jan 27-29 The 84th Vermont Farm Show
the Champlain Valley Expo, Essex Junction, VT

http://www.vtfarmshow.com

 

February 14-15, 2015 33rd Annual NOFA-VT
Winter Conference

At the University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. 75+ workshops, keynote speakers, roundtables, & celebration for commercial growers, gardeners, homesteaders, and food lovers. http://nofavt.org/annual-events/winter-conference

 

February 16, 2015 Lamoille County Meeting
7:00PM at Deep Root Organic Conference Room, Johnson, VT Contact josephtisbert@gmailcom

 

March 2, 2015 Orange County Meeting

7:00PM VTC Barn conference room

 

March 19, 2015 Windsor County Meeting

6:30 PM, Frazer Agency Windsor, VT FARNHAS3@nationwide.com

 

March 28 -29 Vermont Maple Open House Weekend
Visit Vermont sugarhouses and restaurants across the state and “watch” as maple syrup is being made. Join our family tradition and be a part of all the fun! http://vermontmaple.org/events/


 

 

Celebrate Vermont Farm Bureau! We are turning one hundred years old! 

 

In 2015 Vermont Farm Bureau will be 100 years old. We’re still going and growing strong as Vermont’s largest non-profit trade association of agricultural producers. Show your pride and support by displaying Vermont Farm Bureau’s Centennial prestige at your farm or business. Signs are four color, measure 12” wide x 18” high, and are made of .040 Aluminum. They are available for $15.00 a piece. Call our office at 802-434-5646 or email okeefe@gmavt.net

 

 

Suburban Propane


As of July 1, 2014 the pricing structure for Suburban Propane has changed. Prices are now based on Suburban's laid-in price which means Laid-in plus differential (as determined by direct and indirect costs incurred by Suburban Propane to acquire and/or store Product plus any applicable differential adder stated in such notice).
http://vtfb.org/vermont-farm-bureau-member-benefits.html

 

2015 Horse Farm of Distinction Award

 

Chittenden County Accepting Applications for the 2015 Horse Farm of Distinction

 

 

 

 

 

Helpful Tools for Farmers

Agriview Hay and Forage Directory

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets Hay and Forage Directory from their publication Agriview.

New Farm Worker Notice Required by Law

In order to protect farmers and farm workers, farmers must provide written notice to their farm workers “in their native language”. 

New Housing as a Benefit Postings for Farm Workers and Farmer Employers in English and Spanish

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New Postings for Employee and Housing Termination in English and Spanish
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