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Federal Assistance for Vermont Farmers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Thursday (September 4, 2014) a $45 million program available to Vermont farmers who adopt conservation practices intended to prevent nutrient runoff into the state’s waterways.  According to the USDA news release, blue-green algae blooms on Lake Champlain are the result of degraded water quality primarily due to phosphorus […]