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Vermont fights for a voice in the farm bill


copyright the Chronicle October 11, 2017   by Joseph Gresser   Federal farm legislation is due to be passed next year, and Vermont wants to have its voice heard in the writing of a bill that could mean life or death for the state’s dairy industry. The Vermont ... More »


Farm bill passes U.S. Senate


copyright the Chronicle February 5, 2014 by Bethany M. Dunbar The federal farm bill passed the U.S. Senate Tuesday, 68 to 32. The bill includes a key provision for dairy farmers, called a Margin Protection Plan.  Similar to crop insurance, it allows farmers to... More »