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farmers http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1796/all en Opinion: State tax structure amounts to farm welfare http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502opinion-state-tax-structure-amounts-farm-welfare <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Craig Scribner Sr. </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> Reading the Jan. 15 issue of the <em>Addy Indy </em>inspired me to pen this missive. Bob Foster, the Middlebury Moo Doo Guru, and Bill Moore, Vermont Farm Bureau lobbyist, painted farmers as the epitome of philanthropy.</p> <p align="left"> Untrue as proven by the following scenario. A business in Bristol assessed at $2.5 million, the property tax, (calculated at the non-residential rate) would be $56,877.50. Farm buildings in Bristol assessed at $2.5 million, the property tax is $0.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28385">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201502opinion-state-tax-structure-amounts-farm-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion farmers taxes welfare Thu, 05 Feb 2015 12:51:53 +0000 Zach Despart 28385 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Addison farmers test soil-saving methods http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408addison-farmers-test-soil-saving-methods <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-25052" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201408addison-farmers-test-soil-saving-methods"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/DirtFarmer3019.thumbnail.jpg" alt="DirtFarmer3019.jpg" title="DirtFarmer3019.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> UVM EXTENSION AGRONOMIST Rico Balzano points out the winter rye that is beginning to grow between rows of corn on the Boivin farm in Addison. After the corn is harvested, the rye will flourish throughout the fall and early spring, providing the soil with much-needed nutrients. Independent photo/Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; A tenet of good business practices is to minimize risk. In agriculture, where profit margins are thin, this is especially true.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25053">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201408addison-farmers-test-soil-saving-methods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison agronomist Balzano Boivin farmers Featured UVM Extension Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:16:08 +0000 Zach Despart 25053 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Schools make connections with county's farm community http://www.addisonindependent.com/201304schools-make-connections-countys-farm-community <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Xian Chiang-Waren </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; Dozens of farmers, students and educators from around the county gathered to celebrate the growing farm-to-school movement at Addison County Relocalization Network&rsquo;s (ACORN) Stone Soup summit last Thursday, held at Mount Abraham Union High School.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16320">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201304schools-make-connections-countys-farm-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County farm to school farmers Featured Mon, 08 Apr 2013 05:29:06 +0000 Addison Independent 16320 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Hurricane Warning: Vermont Agency of Agriculture urges farmers to prepare for Sandy http://www.addisonindependent.com/201210hurricane-warning-vermont-agency-agriculture-urges-farmers-prepare-sandy <p> ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; The Vermont Agency of Agriculture issued a warning to farmers on Thursday, urging them to prepare for flooding and power outages early next week. Hurricane Sandy, which at the time of this writing was moving through the Caribbean, will continue north past the eastern coast of Florida in the next couple of days, and is expected to hit land on the Eastern Seaboard early next week.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13852">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201210hurricane-warning-vermont-agency-agriculture-urges-farmers-prepare-sandy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County farmers Hurricane Sandy VAA Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:59:15 +0000 Addison Independent 13852 at http://www.addisonindependent.com