New Research Captures Farmers' Efforts To Restore Lake Carmi

Vermont farmers spoke from the heart about their efforts to protect Lake Carmi at a joint committee hearing in the Statehouse Thursday morning. New research presented by Dr. Heather Darby, an agronomist with UVM Extension and the Northwest Crops & Soils Program, detailed the results of new agricultural practices implemented by farmers in the watershed. In front of key lawmakers, farmers explained the importance of protecting Vermont’s land and waterways, they’re willingness to work together and the sacrifices they’ve made to continue producing our food.