Top 5 Tips for Completing Your Agriculture & Working Lands Application

16 September 2020

1. There are many paths to eligibility! We know it’s been confusing, so we created this flow chart to help you understand if your business is eligible.

2. You are only required to upload 2 different types of documentation for the application:

     a. Your federal and state tax returns from 2019. (If you haven’t completed your 2019
         Federal tax return, the most recent is acceptable)

     b. A 2019 and 2020 profit and loss statement broken out by month.

        It is optional to gather and submit receipts from other COVID-19 related losses; If you
        have them they are eligible for reimbursement.

3. Registering to apply only takes 2 minutes. Make sure you write down your username and password so that you can log back in later.

4. The deadline to apply is October 1 at 8 AM, so get started early to ensure you can completely fill out the application and seek assistance if needed.

5. We are here to help answer questions! We have people on the line to help you figure this out. Please reach out directly and we can answer questions or trouble shoot any technical difficulties.

     Email the Agency of Agriculture for clarification on eligibility, or assistance navigating the

     Set up a time to meet with a Service Provider prior to September 18th for 1:1 assistance
     with your application.

Get Started on Your Application Now!

Contact Information

Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets

116 State Street
Montpelier, Vt 05620-2901


Program Contacts

  • Media Inquiries                      802.622.4662
  • Licensing & Registration        802.828.2436
  • Business Development          802.828.1619
  • Feed, Seed, Fertilizer & Lime  802.828.5050
  • Working Lands                    802.622.4477
  • Public Health & Resource Management                802.828.2431
  • Laboratory                                  802.585.6073
  • Animal Health                        802.828.2421
  • Dairy                              802.828.2433
  • Consumer Protection / Weights & Measures                           802.828.2433
  • Produce Program                  802.522.7811
  • Meat Inspection                    802.828.2426
  • Water Quality                               802.828.2431
    • Grants                                  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