February 27, 2018 / Montpelier VT - The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation (VTFPR) and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Foods & Markets (VAAFM) report that emerald ash borer (EAB), a destructive forest insect from Asia, has been detected in Vermont. Officials with the USDA Animal & Plant Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) have confirmed the identification of a beetle recently found in northern Orange County, Vermont. The insect was reported through the vtinvasives.org website.
(Pete’s Greens of Craftsbury was one of eight large-scale Vermont produce farms to recieve state grants in round one to help comply with a federal food safety regulations.)
Get Ready to Apply for Vt. Produce Safety Improvement Grants – Round Two