March 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hartness House, Springfield, VT

Please sign up and RSVP!

Springfield: March 25, 2020    Hartness House, Springfield, VT  10:00 – 4:00 (includes custom manure applicator exam)  Register at


Bradford: March 27, 2020    Masonic Hall, 1958 Waits River Road Bradford VT  10:00 – 3:00  Register at


Attendees: bring either a bag lunch or $10 cash to order lunch that morning.

Guests will join farmer presenters who will share their lessons from the field, the UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture, UVM Extension, and other community partners in a full day of learning that will address:

  • How farms consider alternative revenue stream opportunities by diversifying their enterprise
  • Growing small grains
  • Risk Management information
  • Payment for Ecosystem Services working group update
  • Wood-chip barnyards
  • Forage and crop pests
  • 8+ years in no-till corn & cover cropping
  • The economics of conservation practices on farms

Attendees: bring either a bag lunch or $10 cash to order lunch that morning.  Those interested in renewing their manure applicator certification should plan to attend the March 25 session in Springfield, and should email Lindsey Ruhl at lindsey.ruhl@uvm.edu for more information.  Pending is  one (1) pesticide credit. Two (2) water quality training credits available to help farmers comply with the education requirements for Required Agricultural Practices. 


Laura Johnson

Agronomy Outreach Professional

UVM Extension

Center for Sustainable Agriculture

374 Emerson Falls Road, Suite 1

St. Johnsbury, VT 05819

(802) 751-8307 ext. 356

UVM Extension Center for Sustainable Agriculture