The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) welcomes applications for the 2019 Vermont Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. This funding opportunity will provide awards for projects that strengthen Vermont specialty crop industries. Awarded projects will enhance the competitiveness of Vermont specialty crops.
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets invites Vermont businesses to apply to vend in the Vermont Building during the "The Big E" at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts.
CEAP Offers Funding for Well Proven, Effective Technology to Further Counter VT Phosphorus Imbalance January 8, 2019 / Montpelier VT - The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) is releasing a new round of funding through the Capital Equipment Assistance Program (CEAP) for phosphorus extraction equipment or technology.
Hemp Registration Applications Available for 2019 - On January 4, 2019 the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) began accepting applications for registration to grow and process industrial hemp for the 2019 registration year.
$35K Will Help Connect Dairy to our School Communities - January 4, 2019 / Montpelier, VT - The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets (VAAFM) seeks proposals from qualified organizations or individuals for the Dairy Education in School Communities (DESC) initiative.
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces grants totaling $332,632.61 for twelve projects to benefit Vermont producers of fruits, vegetables, nursery stock, maple, wine grapes, and value-added products and to increase consumer access to locally produced food.
Vermont dairy farmers could see much needed relief in the 2018 Farm Bill which was signed into law this week in Washington. The 2018 Margin Protection Program provided valuable dollars to our state’s dairy farmers and began to increase the confidence of our farmers in this type of insurance program. With the signing of the Agriculture Improvement