Monthly Archives: June 2015

Request for Proposal

The Request for Proposals can be downloaded here. The Vermont NRCS 340 Standards outlining NRCS approved cover cropping standards can be downloaded here. Request for Proposals The Farmers Watershed Alliance is Seeking Proposals to Source Seed for Farms Cover Cropping … Continue reading

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Vermont Water Quality Bill Signed

On June 16, Governor Shumlin signed H.35 into law. H.35 is a state bill that addresses water quality concern in Lake Champlain. Gov. Shumlin spoke about the collective effort it took to pass the bill and the collective effort it … Continue reading

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In Memory of Guy Palardy…

It has been almost three months since Guy Palardy’s sudden departure. He is remembered as a thoughtful community member and strategic agriculturalist that used cutting edge techniques.   In short, he was a leader on and off his farm fields. The … Continue reading

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Three Types of Tillage and Four Types of Manure Incorporation

UVM Extension has a long-term term research trial investigating the results of no-till, strip-till, and vertical-till with different types of manure incorporation- injected, broadcasted, aerwayed, and plowed. Minimum tillage methods like no-till, strip-till, and vertical-till may result in an initial … Continue reading

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