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December 20th

Learn about ice fishing this winter

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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MONTPELIER — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is holding a series of introductory seminars this winter on a variety of ice fishing techniques.

These clinics are open to people of all ages and levels of experience, including those who are completely new to fishing. Participants will learn about fishing regulations and techniques, fish identification, ice safety and more.

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Researchers investigate cow bedding, seek info from organic dairy farmers

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



BURLINGTON — Mastitis is one of the costliest health issues for dairy cows, and a team of UVM researchers is working to address it by exploring the risks and benefits of common bedding strategies used by Vermont organic farmers.

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Manure spreading ban is in effect

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



MONTPELIER — The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets would like to remind all state farm operations that the 24th annual winter manure spreading ban is underway. As required by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets’ (VAAFM) Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs), between Dec. 15 and April 1, no manure or other agricultural wastes (including: compost and spoiled feed) may be spread on agricultural fields throughout Vermont.

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Challenges still loom for Vermont dairy farmers

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By MICHELLE MONROE of the St. Albans Messenger



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SHELDON — The annual meeting of the Vermont Dairy Producers Alliance (VDPA), held recently at The Abbey in Sheldon, contained some bright news in what has otherwise been a bleak year for dairy farmers, including some steps toward supply management in the Northeast.

VDPA was formed to represent the dairy industry in Montpelier, explained executive director and Franklin County farmer Amanda St. Pierre.

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How wild animals survive winter

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Tom Rogers



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Salisbury news for Dec. 20

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



SALISBURY — A reminder: Salisbury town office will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20, and reopen on Thursday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m.

If you are interested in running for any position at town meeting you should get a petition from the town office so your name can be listed on the ballot.

The Salisbury Congregational Church will hold its Annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24. Everyone is welcome. There will be no church service on Sunday, Dec. 30. Regular services will resume on Sunday, Jan. 6 at 10 a.m.

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Red wigglers: Keep your compost inside this winter with worms

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Deborah J. Benoit



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Even if you have no room for a traditional outdoor compost pile, you can convert kitchen scraps into a nutrient-rich supplement for your soil all year long.

Vermiculture, or worm composting, is simple and efficient as the worms do most of the work for you. All you need are a container, a suitable location, some bedding material and, of course, worms. Red wigglers (Eisenia fetida) are the best worms for composting.

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Lumen lights up the streets of Bristol

Posted on December 20, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Head to Bristol for the third annual Lumen Celebration of Fire & Light on Saturday, Dec. 22. Experience fire performers, a lighted walk down Main Street, and fire pits at Tandem and Vermont Tree Goods.

Fire performers Cirque de Fuego will start things off on the town green at 5 p.m. Then folks will take a lighted walk down Bristol’s Main Street to the fire pits at Tandem and Vermont Tree Goods for hot drinks, tasty eats and handmade s’mores kits from lu.lu. The night will wrap up at Hatch 31 with music and late night revelry.

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