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Public Hearing for Required Agricultural Practices Proposed Rules
June 28th  12:30 – 3:30pm Newport American Legion 160 Freeman Street, Newport

On Friday, May 13, 2016, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) filed the Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs) Proposed Rule with the Vermont Secretary of State.  This filing represents the start of the formal rulemaking process during which the public will continue to consider the strengthening of agricultural water quality standards for Vermont farms.  A public comment period on the Proposed Rule will be open until July 7, 2016, with five public hearings on the Proposed Rule scheduled for the end of June.

The Proposed Rule is available today on the Agency website:

Caledonia County NRCD Board Meetings

Every second Wednesday at 5:00pm
Open to the Public!   

Conservation Districts are local subdivisions of state government (municipal organizations) under Vermont’s Soil Conservation Act cooperating with landowners and municipalities to apply conservation practices to the land. The Caledonia County Conservation District sponsors and coordinates technical and financial assistance to address water quality, stormwater runoff, erosion, soil quality, watershed planning and conservation education. Conservation Districts provide a unique and powerful vehicle for landowners to become involved in influencing local conservation work and state programs. Our board meetings are held at 481 Summer Street in St. Johnsbury at the second floor conference room.
Call if you’d like to learn more or attend a meeting! 748-3885 x110.


Spring Plant Sale
Our Spring Plant Sale is held every year, with orders arriving the first Saturday in May at the Lyndonville Bandstand Park.  Click for more information and join our mailing list!
Resources for Farmers
Are you looking for clarification on Accepted Agricultural Practices (AAPs)?  Click here to learn more about rules, regulations, programs and resources to help your farm stay up to date. Learn more
Local Products!
Click here to view a list of local growers in the Northeast Kingdom offering CSA shares, vegetables, fruits, meats, lumber, Christmas trees, locally made products, homegoods and more! Learn more