*News and Alerts*

October 30, 2012: Growing Places Will Proceed as Scheduled
All three locations have electricity and Internet, so the New Farmer Project’s Growing Places class will be held as scheduled on October 30.

October 29, 2012: Crop Insurance Reporting Requirements.
Crop insurance information for Vermont producers who have storm related losses. 

October 29, 2012: New Farmer Webinar Postponed
The New Farmer Project’s Make a Farm Marketing Plan webinar has been rescheduled to November 13, in anticipation of potential storm-related power outages.

October 29, 2012: High Wind Advice for Greenhouse and High Tunnels
Tips to minimize storm-related damage to greenhouses and high tunnels.

October 25, 2012: Farmers Urged to Prepare for Storm
Hurricane Sandy is projected to move northward over the next two days. Although it is still too early to determine Sandy’s precise long-term track, computer models predict that Sandy will potentially transition over the weekend into a powerful nor’easter, bringing strong winds, heavy rain, and possibly snow to Vermont. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture urges farmers to prepare now for power outages and flooding. 

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