New rules for small VT farms criticized
June 24, 2016 by VT Digger
June 24, 2016, St. Albans, VT – Some farmers say proposed rules meant to protect Lake Champlain from runoff could jeopardize profits and that the agency has overstepped what legislators intended when they adopted the law requiring those rules.
Staffers from the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets recently reviewed the rules in St. Albans before an audience of about 50 as part of an effort to get public input before the rules are finalized. READ MORE