Category Archives: Risk management

Spotlight on Aimee Braxmeier, Hildene Farm & Goat Dairy- Part 2

To produce consistently high quality milk for the highest quality cheese at Hildene Farm and Goat Dairy, Aimee Braxmeier carefully monitors her goats and kids. While Aimee has a regimen in place for the herd, she has been developing  procedures with … Continue reading

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RAP Quiz Can Help New Livestock Farmers

By Emily Irwin, Orleans (VT) County Conservation District Are you new to livestock farming in Vermont, and wondering what the Vermont Required Agricultural Practices (RAPS) mean for your operation? RAPs are rules for agricultural land management that are intended to … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Full Belly Farm

By Suzy Hodgson January is the time for crop planning at Full Belly Farm in Monkton, Vermont, when the land is covered with a blanket of snow. The new year 2020 is also a time to reflect as it’s the … Continue reading

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