Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thoughts about early spreading of manure, early pasture growth

Most of you have probably heard by now that VT Secretary of Agriculture, Chuck Ross, has lifted the winter manure spreading ban.  The unseasonably warm weather will provide a great opportunity to get some things done early this year!  A … Continue reading

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Position Announcement: Small Ruminant Technician

    University of Vermont Extension is seeking a summer worker as part of a multi-state research project focused on parasites that afflict small-ruminants.  This position will tentatively begin in June of 2012 through the end of August, will average … Continue reading

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Haylage Production Practices to Reduce Your Grain Bill — by Daniel Hudson

If you are a dairy farmer, at some point you have probably had to endure long months of feeding haylage that your production records suggest was less than inspiring to your cows.  Each time this happens, we are reminded that … Continue reading

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