- Annual Winter Manure Spreading Ban Effective December 15 - April 1
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets would like to remind all state farm operations that the 23rd annual winter manure spreading ban is underway. As required by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets' (VAAFM) Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs), between December 15 and April 1, no manure or other agricultural wastes (including: compost and spoiled feed) may be spread on agricultural fields throughout Vermont.
- 2018 Licenses and Hunting, Fishing, Trapping Laws Available
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says its 2018 licenses and lawbooks for hunting, fishing and trapping are now available.
- Seven Child Care and Preschool Facilities Work with State to Assess Possible Chemical Contaminants from Nearby Dry Cleaners
Seven child care and preschool providers around the state that are located within 200 feet of current or former dry cleaning businesses are partnering with state agencies to assess indoor air quality to ensure they are not impacted by chemicals associated with dry cleaning. The assessment work is precautionary, and the state stands ready to provide mitigation support if needed.