Trade Show Grants Available to Help VT Working Lands Businesses Expand Their Reach


Reg Godin
Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets

The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets has created a new matching grant program to help agriculture and forest product businesses attend domestic trade shows and expand their presence in other U.S. states. In total, $25,000 in matching funds are available.

Trade shows enable companies to connect with buyers and brokers, potentially opening new markets for sales.

Agriculture Secretary Chuck Ross Urges Dairy Producers to Enroll in Margin Protection Program Ahead of Dec. 5 Deadline


Diane Bothfeld
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, & Markets

Montpelier -- Agriculture Secretary Chuck Ross is encouraging all Vermont dairy farmers to enroll in the Margin Protection Dairy Insurance Program (MPP) by Friday, December 5th, 2014.