Water Quality

2019 Winter Farm Meeting

Come to the 2019 Winter Farm Meeting on February 12, hosted by the University of Vermont Extension, Friends of Northern Lake Champlain (FNLC), and Farmer’s Watershed Alliance (FWA).  We will highlight innovative approaches for climate resiliency and nutrient management, and current resources and projects. 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Champlain Valley Equipment 
7 Franklin Park West, St. Albans, VT 05478  

 

Water Quality Training and Custom Manure Applicator Credits available 

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:00am

Precision Agriculture Forum

Join the Farmer’s Watershed Alliance as they host the second annual Precision Agriculture Forum! This event will showcase innovative tools and farming practices that can be integrated into current farm management systems; and connect farmers and farm managers with the necessary information and resources to adjust practices accordingly.  

When: Friday, February 15, 2019 from 10am to 3pm 
Where: The Abbey, Sheldon, VT  

Topics include: precision feed management, agronomic benefits to precision agriculture technology & no-till, bench-marking system in NY and the Dairy Profit Monitor, results from a 5-year on-farm feeding accuracy study, and more!  

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Friday, February 15, 2019 - 10:00am

NMP Update Session

The Orleans County Conservation District will offer four nutrient management plan update sessions to producers who have taken the UVM nutrient management planning class. 

We will provide assistance and quiet space for you to get your update done! The update sessions will take place at our Newport office in the USDA Service Center at 59 Waterfront Plaza from 10 am to 3 pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 
  • Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
  • Wednesday, March 6th, 2019     
  • Thursday, March 7th, 2019

 

PLEASE RSVP! Please let us know if you are coming so that we can plan accordingly.

Call 802-334-6090 ext. 7008 or email emily.irwin@vt.nacdnet.net

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Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 10:00am

NMP Update Session

The Orleans County Conservation District will offer four nutrient management plan update sessions to producers who have taken the UVM nutrient management planning class. 

We will provide assistance and quiet space for you to get your update done! The update sessions will take place at our Newport office in the USDA Service Center at 59 Waterfront Plaza from 10 am to 3 pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 
  • Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
  • Wednesday, March 6th, 2019     
  • Thursday, March 7th, 2019

 

PLEASE RSVP! Please let us know if you are coming so that we can plan accordingly.

Call 802-334-6090 ext. 7008 or email emily.irwin@vt.nacdnet.net

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 10:00am

NMP Update Session

The Orleans County Conservation District will offer four nutrient management plan update sessions to producers who have taken the UVM nutrient management planning class. 

We will provide assistance and quiet space for you to get your update done! The update sessions will take place at our Newport office in the USDA Service Center at 59 Waterfront Plaza from 10 am to 3 pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 
  • Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
  • Wednesday, March 6th, 2019     
  • Thursday, March 7th, 2019

 

PLEASE RSVP! Please let us know if you are coming so that we can plan accordingly.

Call 802-334-6090 ext. 7008 or email emily.irwin@vt.nacdnet.net

 

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

NMP Update Session

The Orleans County Conservation District will offer four nutrient management plan update sessions to producers who have taken the UVM nutrient management planning class. 

We will provide assistance and quiet space for you to get your update done! The update sessions will take place at our Newport office in the USDA Service Center at 59 Waterfront Plaza from 10 am to 3 pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 
  • Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
  • Wednesday, March 6th, 2019     
  • Thursday, March 7th, 2019

 

PLEASE RSVP! Please let us know if you are coming so that we can plan accordingly.

Call 802-334-6090 ext. 7008 or email emily.irwin@vt.nacdnet.net

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

NMP Update Session

Every winter we teach Nutrient Management Planning (NMP) classes. Because NMP's have to be updated yearly with both records and new plans, we set aside time for previous attendees to come back and update their plans.  

Update sessions are free, but PLEASE RSVP!   

See the flyer for more details, or contact our office with questions - 802-388-4969    

 

Wednesday Jan 9, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: UVM Extension Middlebury Office, 23 Pond Lane Suite 300, Middlebury, Vt. 

 

Future Dates By Appointment & March 5, 2019 - TBD 

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

NMP Update Session

Every winter we teach Nutrient Management Planning (NMP) classes. Because NMP's have to be updated yearly with both records and new plans, we set aside time for previous attendees to come back and update their plans.  

Update sessions are free, but PLEASE RSVP!   

See the flyer for more details, or contact our office with questions - 802-388-4969    

 

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: UVM Extension Middlebury Office, 23 Pond Lane Suite 300, Middlebury, Vt. 

 

Future Dates By Appointment & March 5, 2019 - TBD 

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:00pm

No-Till Cover Crop Symposium

No-Till & Cover Crop Symposium
When: Thursday, February 28, 2019, 9am – 5pm
WhereDoubleTree by Hilton (formerly the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center) in Burlington, Vt (map)
Description: From dry conditions to wet conditions, come discuss with local farmers how adopting cover crops and no-till is helping them save fuel, money and improve crop yield. Talk to ag dealers, learn about funding programs, get updated on the latest research and approaches across the country, and help lead the soil health movement. https://www.uvm.edu/extension/agriculture/no_till_cover_crop_symposium
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
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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