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USDA Farm Bill Summary Available Online
The Agriculture Department has posted a two-page summary of the 2014 farm bill online. Also posted are two- to three-page summaries of the major titles of the bill.
Under the Golden Dome- Legislative 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. Vermont Farm Bureau's Legislative Update for the week of April 18, 2014.
Need to back track here are earlier reports. January 7, 2014
January 17, 2014, January 24, 2014, January 31, 2014 and February 7, 2014 , February 14, 2014 February 21, 2014 and March 14, 2014
March 21, 2014
, March 28, 2014, April 4, 2014 and April 11, 2014
Contact Bill Moore our
new Lobbyist and County Coordinator with any Legislative Concerns
Bill is charged with furthering the Vermont Farm Bureau legislative priorities and keeping the fourteen County Farm Bureaus organized and active. During the Legislative session Bill is available to meet on Mondays and is always accessible via cell phone: 802-888-9390 and email: email@example.com. He will get back to you!
Addison County Farm Bureau Legislative Breakfast Series
Addison County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a series of legislative breakfasts and lunches throughout the session. Each breakfast starts at 7 a.m. program beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending by 8:45 a.m. Luncheons begin at 12 p.m. and end at 1:45 p.m. The Addison County Farm Bureau joins with the Bridport Grange #303 for the programs, and they are also supported by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the Addison County Regional Planning. The series will conclude with a Legislative Wrap-up on June 2. For a full schedule visit http://www.vtfb.org/vermont-farm-bureau-Addison.html.
Fourth Graders of Burke Town School Interview Farmer Ryan Simpson of Sutton for a valuable lesson about Farming.
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Chittenden County Accepting Applications for the 2014 Horse Farm of Distinction
Free Marketing Assistance to the Agriculture Community in Lamoille County from LEDC
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