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A Guide to Keeping Warm this Winter

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Vermont's Congressional Delegation recently secured $18.9 million dollars in federal funding for the Low-Income Heating Assistance Program. These funds will help 20,000 Vermont households keep warm this winter. Low-income households across Vermont can expect to receive an average of $879 to assist with winter heating costs.

The 2018 Vermont Fish & Wildlife Calendar is Available

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The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department and Vermont Life Magazine announce the release of the colorful 2018 Fish & Wildlife Calendar. Filled with stunning photos of Vermont's wildlife, including moose, chestnut-sided warbler, Atlantic salmon, hooded merganser, and whitetail deer, the calendar includes photos by many well-known Vermont photographers including Roger Irwin, Jim Block, and Kurt Budliger.

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets Salutes Veterans

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On Veterans Day, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets was proud to salute those who served our country in uniform. Many veterans find farming rewarding and healing work, allowing vets to serve our country in a new capacity. Vermont's hardworking vets are a welcome addition to the workforce, helping to support agriculture and our food systems.

Ag Agency Announces Winner of 2017 #FarmLeafies Photo Contest

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The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets and the Vermont Cheese Council congratulate Tara Schatz from Bennington, Vermont for capturing the most popular fall farm photo of 2017. The inaugural #FarmLeafies champion features a portrait of the Randall cattle grazing on an iconic Vermont farm while the pink dusk sky glows on the Green Mountains in the background.

Vermont Agency of Agriculture Grants Over $254K to Benefit Specialty Crop Producers

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The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets (VAAFM) announces grants totaling $254,117 for seven projects to benefit Vermont producers of fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices, maple, wine grapes, and value-added products and to increase consumer access to locally produced food. These grants, funded through the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service's Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP), were awarded to five agricultural organizations to undertake a range of research, technology development, education, marketing, and program-building projects.

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