Tag Archives: Vermont

Second Career Farmers Reveal Secrets

On average, people change careers three times in their lifetimes, and that’s not counting about ten different jobs across those careers. Whether through choice or circumstance, people are on the move to different employment opportunities, and it’s not surprising to find … Continue reading

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Filing a Schedule F

Last night I ‘did’ a webinar for the New Farmer Project about farm taxes. It was a concepts-based presentation, as opposed to a forms-based presentation. New Farmer Webinars NOTE: IRS announced that the March 1 tax filing deadline for farmers … Continue reading

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Update on Produce Exposed to Flood Waters from VT Agency of Agriculture

Letter written by Vern Grubinger, UVM Extension Vegetable and Berry Specialist September 2, 2011 Dear Vermont Growers: I have just learned that the Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets has determined that any and all edible produce exposed to … Continue reading

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This just in from the Vermont Economic Development Authority… FOR COMMERCIAL BUSINESSES AND FARMS Up to $10 Million is available through VEDA’s Hurricane Irene Assistance Loan Program to assist Vermont businesses and farms in their efforts to recover from direct … Continue reading

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Documenting Crop Losses from Flood

A note from Bob Parsons, UVM Extension Ag Business Management Specialist, on how to document farm crop losses… Fill out the Agricultural Damage Assessment Form Documentation, documentation, documentation. Keep receipts to show investment was made in crop. Get some pictures. … Continue reading

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