The Vermont Dairy Industry Association (VDIA) recently presented 2020 Vermont Milk Quality Awards to three Vermont dairy farms.
Tayt Brooks is a loyal Vermonter. The only time he ever left Vermont was to attend St. Lawrence University in 1997 to get a history degree. Twenty years ago, he said he never would’ve thought that he was going to be the deputy secretary of the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD), a role he recently accepted.
The Vermont chapter of the Sierra Club is standing with the national Sierra Club petition to the Biden administration to regulate dairy farms of 500 or more cows under the Clean Air Act, due to air pollution and climate concerns. If approved, the regulations would affect about 30 Vermont farms.
A Senate bill would add five cents to the wholesale cost of every dairy product retail container and return the money to farmers in the form of higher milk prices.
A new House bill would create a 21-member council would make a plan for Vermont to grow the majority of its food within five years.
Prevention, not lab analysis is State of Vermont strategy: “we don’t have that capacity now” By Guy Page August 5, 2020 – The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (AF&M) has […]