About Us

About the Agency of Agriculture

The Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets is involved in all as-pects of agriculture in the state. The Agency regulates, develops and promotes agriculture and agricultural products in Vermont. The Agency currently has 120 classified employees, five exempts and twelve paid temps and interns.

Agency of Agriculture Mission Statement

The Agency facilitates, supports and encourages the growth and viability of agriculture in Vermont while protecting the working landscape, human health, animal health, plant health, consumers and the environment.

 
 
 
Offices:
  • Our main office is located at 116 State Street in Montpelier
  • Our Water Quality and Agriculture Development teams are stationed at the 94 Harvest Lane Office in Williston
  • We also have temporary laboratory facilities at 322 Industrial Lane in Berlin, and in the Hills Building, 105 Carrigan Drive on the University of Vermont campus. The State has broken ground on a new lab facility in Randolph.

 

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901
802.828.2430

Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.2431
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory               802.522.3502
  • Food Safety & Consumer Protection                        802.828.2426
    • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
    • Dairy                              802.828.2433
    • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures        802.828.2433
    • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Farmer Assistance                    802.622.4098
    • Enforcement                                802.828.2431
    • Reports                                      802.272.0323
    • BMP's                                      802.828.3474
  • Act 250                          802.828.2431 
  • Pesticide                        802.828.2431