New Study Highlights the Value of Vermont's Dairy Industry


Alison Kosakowski
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets

Dairy Brings $2.2 Billion in Economic Activity to Vermont Each Year

Essex, VT -- The Vermont Dairy Industry brings $2.2 Billion in economic activity to Vermont annually, according to a new study funded by the Vermont Dairy Promotion Council. Findings from the study were unveiled today at the Vermont Farm Show.

Trade Show Grants Available to Help VT Working Lands Businesses Expand Their Reach


Reg Godin
Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets has created a new matching grant program to help agriculture and forest product businesses attend domestic trade shows and expand their presence in other U.S. states. In total, $25,000 in matching funds are available.

Trade shows enable companies to connect with buyers and brokers, potentially opening new markets for sales.