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Money now Available for Organic Certification Cost Reimbursements

USDAgrants over $400K toAgency of Agriculturetoreimburse organic producers for certification costs

 September 28, 2020 | Montpelier, VT - The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) is pleased to announce that the Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the USDA has awarded $402,550 to the State of Vermont as a part of the Organic Certification Cost Share Program.  The application is now open for certified operations to apply for these funds.  

$7 Million USDA NRCS Grant for New Vermont ‘Pay-For-Performance’ Agricultural Phosphorus Reduction Program

Agency of Agriculture announces USDA grant to fund 5-year innovative program that will compensate exemplary farm stewardship and build off ongoing clean water programs

September 17, 2020 / Montpelier VT - The Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (AAFM) is proud to announce the receipt of a $7 million grant award from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) that will enable the Agency to launch a statewide Vermont Pay-for-Phosphorus (VPFP) Program to further expand and support agriculture’s role in delivering clean water results for Vermont. 

The VPFP Program will use an innovative ‘pay-for-performance’ approach to compensate farmers for voluntary and verified phosphorus load reductions in agricultural crop fields that exceed phosphorus reductions set by state and federal standards on a farm-by-farm basis. This new and innovative program will build on the existing agricultural water quality clean-up framework and will accelerate the pace of implementation and clean water work occurring with farmers, partners, and the state.

One Month Remains to Apply for Vermont Covid-19 Agriculture Assistance Program (VCAAP) Relief Funds Available for Dairy, Agriculture and Working Lands Businesses

September 1, 2020 | Montpelier, VT – Time is running out to apply for two major agricultural granting programs related to Covid-19. The deadline to apply for millions of dollars is just one month away on October 1. “I strongly encourage all Vermont farmers, producers and working lands businesses to apply for these funds before they are no longer available on October 1,” said Agriculture Secretary Anson Tebbetts.

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