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Join Vermont Farm Bureau for A Complimentary Lunch on May 4 at the Stoweflake Resort and Spa

Vermont Farm Bureau's Spring Board Meeting starts at 10:00 am. We welcome all to attend.  At 11:30 Mike Spaulding, a Senior Business Consultant with Nationwide Insurance Sponsor Relations will present a short video on the history of Nationwide Insurance followed by an open discussion. RSVP to Ginny 

ENERGY SITING COMPROMISE CALLED LIKELY AS HOUSE SET TO VOTE

Article published APR. 25, 2016  BY Mikr Polhamus for Vermont Digger 

The House is slated to vote this afternoon on the energy siting bill, S.230, but without several provisions of the version the Senate passed last month. The bill aims to give towns and regions greater say over where renewable energy projects are built.

LEGISLATORS WEIGH COSTS VERSUS PROTECTIONS OF FORESTRY LICENSING

Article published by Vermont Digger APR. 24, 2016 BY Mike Polhamus

Legislators may require Vermont’s professional foresters to become licensed by the state, but foresters say the proposal isn’t needed and will raise costs.State officials say Vermont’s forests are so important that government should ensure they are managed according to sound practices. 

News from American Farm Bureau -Study: Fewer farmworkers migrate, aggravating labor shortage

by Mateusz Perkowski for Capital Press April 25
The agricultural labor shortage has less to do with the shrinking population of farmworkers than with its changing work habits, a new economic study found.

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Weekly Pricing for Suburban Propane Exclusively for Farm Bureau Members

April 26,  2016

  • Propane 1 - 999 gallons - $2.299
  • Propane 1000 - 4,999 gallons - $1.999
  • #2 Fuel Oil - $1.8766
  • Kerosene - $
  • On/Off Road Diesel $1.9568