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  • Fall Farming Update

    September 25, 2019 Agriculture / Food, Gardening, Nature / Natural Resources

    We caught up with the farmers who care for our land, animals, and produce – here’s what’s been happening on campus this September:

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  • The future of our Farm forests

    August 23, 2019 | Dana Bishop Nature / Natural Resources

    Why a new forest management plan must be open and adaptive to the changes we are seeing around us.

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  • Firefly Research at Shelburne Farms

    August 8, 2019 Nature / Natural Resources

    ​​​​​​​A Q&A with Dr. Sarah Lower, Assistant Professor of Biology, Bucknell University

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  • Advancing Careers in the Maple Industry

    July 18, 2019 | Lynn Wolfe Nature / Natural Resources

    The Maple Career Development Event challenged the next generation of maple producers to build their maple production skills and explore careers in this growing industry.

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  • Replanting Poplar Drive and Main Entrance Drive

    May 13, 2019 | Holly Brough Nature / Natural Resources

    This spring, we've replanted Eastern Cottonwood trees along historic Poplar Drive, as well as young Sycamore trees along the main drive entering the Farm.

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  • Farewell to Poplar Drive

    October 10, 2018 | Holly Brough Nature / Natural Resources

    At the close of the season, the aging and dying trees along Poplar Drive will be taken down. New trees will be planted in their stead.

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  • A Bird-Friendly Sugarbush

    February 13, 2018 | Holly Brough Nature / Natural Resources

    What does a "bird-friendly" sugarbush mean? We worked with Audubon Vermont and others to determine if our sugarbush met the criteria.

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  • VYCC Farm Crew Lends a Hand

    August 21, 2017 | Vera Simon-Nobes Nature / Natural Resources

    Our campus for learning isn't just for our program participants. We welcomed students from the VYCC for a tour, work-and-learn project, and to discuss our regional food systems.

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  • Protecting Water Quality at the Farm

    August 11, 2017 | Sam Dixon Nature / Natural Resources, Agriculture / Food

    Protecting water quality means continually evaluating our operation and being mindful of the consequences of our actions. Over the years, we've made many changes.

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  • Hoofcare in the Farmyard

    August 7, 2017 Nature / Natural Resources

    Even though our Farmyard animals have retired from their working years, their hooves still need looking after.

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