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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
Vermont Farm Bureau - Programs
Vermont Farm Bureau - Contact Us




News and Interest

 

Long time Farm Bureau Leader Leonard Korzun Dies

SHREWSBURY — Leonard Korzun, 83, died Jan. 19, 2015, at Rutland Regional Medical Center
.Leonard was a leader in the Farm Bureau for over 50 years and was active in the Eastern Breeders Association and the Vt. State Fair Committee. He worked on small dairy farm legislation with both Vermont senators, Bernie Sanders and Jim Jeffords. He was a founding trustee of the Regional Ambulance Service.

 

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

 

Visit us at the 84th Vermont Farm Show Tuesday through Thursday January 27-29
Be sure to visit Vermont Farm Bureau at th is Annual winter gathering for agricultural professionals and rural homeowners.Vermont Farm Bureau’s Centennial are available to purchuse for $15. Sign up to win a fleece lined vest when you stop by our booth. 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 26, 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 27, 2015

 

Propane 1 - 999 gallons $2.332

 

Propane 1000 - 4,999 gallons $2.032

 

#2 Fuel Oil $2.302

 

Kerosene $2.78

 

On/Off Road Diesel $2.535

 
 

 

 

 

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

 

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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Notice of term - spanish

 
 


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