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VT prepares to add inspection requirements for small farms

July 18, 2016  by Vermont Public Radio

July 18, 2016, Montpelier, VT – New state water quality rules could soon apply to all of Vermont’s farms. The rules will cover not just dairy farms, but also other livestock operations, as well as vegetable and crop farms.

If the draft rules are approved, Vermont’s Agency of Agriculture will now certify and inspect an additional 1,500 small farms, a big increase from the 170 in the current permitting program. READ MORE


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