The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is working with other units of state government, the federal government, and nonprofit organizations to identify resources to assist businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They intend to share these resources in the coming weeks through our Agriculture Development newsletter, so please subscribe to their newsletter using the following link:…

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Nurseries, garden centers, greenhouses, florists, landscape professionals, arborists … this is a BIG industry. The hundreds of firms in our industry in Vermont employee thousands of people, pay significant taxes and benefits, keep land open, and generate substantial income. How much?   That’s what this survey will determine. About the Survey In February, 2020 there will…

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The VNLA/Green Works established the Volunteer Project/Outreach Committee (VPOC) in February, 2018 and chose to work with Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity (GMHH) because we believe in their mission to provide affordable housing and because landscaping is an area that is often overlooked and/or underfunded on much housing of this nature.   The VPOC completed the…

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Contact: Charlotte Staver (800) 498-1518 Charlotte.Staver@usda.gov   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct the 2019 Census of Horticultural Specialties this winter to provide a comprehensive picture of the U.S. horticulture industry. Survey codes will be mailed this month to more than 40,000 horticulture producers to respond online. Collected just…

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