The world of conservation and agriculture is filled with acronyms. Though many agencies are making a push to use them less in everyday conversation and publications, it can still be confusing. The Conservation Districts have developed an acronym list to help with this!

Acronyms

CRWFA’s many partners have their own useful resources on their websites. Please see below for links to other organizations.

Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets

White River Natural Resources Conservation District

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Information on the Required Agricultural Practices

Click on the above link for size requirements for Certified Small Farm Operations, a summary of the RAPs, important dates, and variances and exemptions request forms. If you need assistance filling out the variance request forms or understanding the new RAPs, please contact us.

If you want more information as to why certain rules exist, read the RAP Response to Comments document released by the Agency of Agriculture.

Watch the short video below to see what a small farm inspection looks like.