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The Fall Issue of Vermont Fences is here! Need an extra copy?
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802-434-5646 members get them at
half price.

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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



Information and Resources Available for the possible arrival of HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza)

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is currently preparing for the potential arrival of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) in the Northeast. While not known to impact human health, this highly contagious poultry disease can be devastating to chickens and turkeys, and the farmers who depend on them for their livelihood.

While the HPAI outbreak has not yet been identified in Vermont information and resources are available.

Guidance for Vermont Poultry Producers

an overview of preventative measures

Business and Market Protection Checklist – guidance to help maintain business continuity in the event of an outbreak

USDA Producer Information Sheet

an FAQ from our Federal animal health partners

Producer Biosecurity Audit Form – a checklist Vermont producers can complete and return to the Agency of Ag, to assist with preparedness

 

For more information and resources related to HPAI prevention, please visit...

http://agriculture.vermont.gov/animal_health/avian_

influenza_preparedness

 

New Benefits

 

Caterpillar® Inc.!

 Vermont Farm Bureau Members are Eligible for up $2000 Off Caterpillar® Inc.!

Purchase incentives are now available to Vermont Farm Bureau members on Cat machines. They include:

 

• Small Wheel Loaders: $2,000
• Compact Wheel Loaders: $1,000
• Small Dozers: $1,000
• Backhoe Loaders: $500 - $1,000
• Compact Track Loaders: $500 - $1,000
• Multi Terrain Loaders: $500 - $1,000
• Skid Steer Loaders: $500 - $1,000
• Telehandlers: $500 - $1,000
• Mini Hydraulic Excavators: $250 - $500


Caterpillar provides a wide range of solutions to help farmers, ranchers and rural business owners improve productivity and efficiency to maintain profit margins. Print your Member Verification Certificate at www.fbadvantage.com/cat and visit your Cat dealer to check out the agricultural solutions available for members.

 

UniFirst 

UniFirst, an industry leading provider of managed uniform, workwear, and facility service programs, has been serving Vermont-area companies since 1966. And being experts in the farming and dairy industries, UniFirst is now offering special reduced pricing to all VFB members. Just call ‪802.655.4054 or ‪603.448.0011 for more information or to get started today.

 

 

 

 

 
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