News and Interest
President of Vermont Farm Bureau Clark Hinsdale, III, Urges Farmers and non-farmers to help STOP
the Assault on Vermont Agriculture.
For the full flyer click here.
County Legislative Breakfast and Lunches
June 1 - Addison County Legislative Breakfast at Grange Hall, Bridport
Breakfast starts at 7:00 am program begins at 7:30 am andends at 8:45 am. For a full schedule visit http://www.vtfb.org/vermont-farm-bureau-Addison.html.
2015 Chittenden County Horse Farm of Distinction Award Open to other Counties!
Chittenden County Accepting Applications for the 2015 Horse Farm of Distinction.
Under the Golden Dome
April 13, 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.
For past issues click on the date: January 12, 2015, January 19, 2015, January 26, 2015, February 2, 2015, February 9, 2015, February 16, 2015, February 23, 2015, March 2, 2015, March 9, 2015 March 16, 2015, March 23, 2015 March 30, 2015 and April 6, 2015.
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.
Weekly Pricing for Suburban Propane Exclusively for Farm Bureau Members
April 14, 2015
Propane 1 - 999 gallons $2.19
Propane 1000 - 4,999 gallons $1.89
#2 Fuel Oil $2.405
On/Off Road Diesel $2.45
Upcoming Events and Meetings
April 24-26 – The 49th Vermont Maple Festival
St. Albans, VT. Maple Cooking Demonstrations. Maple Syrup & Maple Product Contest, Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Sap Run, Sugarhouse Tours and more. www.vtmaplefestival.org
April 25-26 – Everything Equine and Canine
Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Jct., VT. This two day
family friendly event features scores of consumer vendors, a full schedule of informative seminars, demonstrations and entertainment for dog and horse enthusiasts. www.cvexpo.org/EverythingEquine.html.
May 14, 2015 Windsor County Meeting
6:30 PM, Frazer Agency Windsor, VT FARNHAS3@nationwide.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Helpful Tools for Farmers .
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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