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VT Agency of Agriculture COVID-19 IMPACT SURVEY

March 20, 2020

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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VNLA 2020 VT Horticultural Industry-Wide Survey

January 30, 2020

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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VNLA/Green Works 2020 Winter Meeting & Trade Show

December 6, 2019

2020 Winter Meeting & Trade Show February 13, 2020 UVM Davis Center Burlington, VT  05401 See full schedule and register here!

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Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity Project / View Slideshow!

September 17, 2019

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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USDA to Conduct 2019 Census of Horticultural Specialties

April 18, 2019

Contact: Charlotte Staver (800) 498-1518   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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Searching for Pollinator Attractive Plants?

May 3, 2018

A new resource is now available through a Rutgers University project which includes a plant search page where you can search for pollinator-attractive plants by zip code, bloom period, sun/shade requirements, and pollinator attractiveness.  Follow this link to check out their “Proctecting Bees website”:

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Emerald Ash Borer in Vermont

May 3, 2018

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Orange, Washington, and Caledonia Counties.   To learn more about EAB identification, FAQs, resources and where to report EAB and other invasive species visit:  You can also sign up to receive updates on the expansion of the infestation of EAB in Vermont.

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VNLA/Green Works 2018 Season Kick Off – Tuesday Twilight Gathering

April 4, 2018

April 24, 2018 – 5:30-7:30pm UVM Horticulture Research Farm Green Mountain Drive South Burlington, VT   05403 Join fellow VNLA/Green Works members for the first of the season kick-off brainstorm session at the UVM Hort Farm!  Refreshments and light snacks will be served.  With time permitting, a walking tour of the plant collections will also be…

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Green Works/VNLA Change in Bylaws Notice – 1/12/18

January 12, 2018

TO: Green Works/VNLA Active Members DATE: January 12, 2018 SUBJECT: Proposed Bylaws Changes – OFFICIAL NOTICE According to Article XII of our bylaws, amendments or revisions to the bylaws may be made by a two-thirds vote of the active members at any meeting, providing that members are notified of the full text of the revision…

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Green Works/VNLA Winter Meeting and Trade Show Attendee Registration 2018

December 21, 2017

February 15, 2018 – Thursday UVM Davis Center Burlington, VT PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSED WALK-IN REGISTRATION WELCOME AT THE DOOR; Lunch will not be available. 8:00 am – 5:00 pm THE DAY’S SCHEDULE 8:00 – 9:00 am – Trade Show Registration 8:00 -10:30 am – VCH Exam 9:00 -10:30 am – Keynote Address w/Thomas Rainer, Phyto Studio,…

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