Agroforestry is the intentional integration of trees and shrubs into crop and animal farming systems to create environmental, economic, and social benefits. It has been practiced in the United States and around the world for centuries.
Make your voice heard by participating in our Local Working Group, and by commenting on open rules and permits in your region.
View our growing Equipment Rental Library, hosted in partnership with the CT River Watershed Farmers Alliance: www.crwfa.org
By joining a Farm Teams we help you to communicate between all of your agricultural service providers. Contact us to set up your farm team this year!
We have two grazing specialists on staff to help you achieve your grazing goals! Contact us today for free planning services.
We are working with many partners to improve water quality in our District. Find out how!
Nutrient Management Plans are required for all farmers of a certain size. Unsure if you meet that size? Click Here. We can help cover the cost of developing a nutrient management plan, taking soil and manure samples or help with GoCrop updates.
Tactical Basin Plans identify Vermont's watershed conservation priorities and form plans to address them. Learn more about your basin plan and what you can do to address conservation concerns in your watershed.
Healthy riparian buffers play an important role in protecting water quality. Learn how we can help you plant trees along waterways.
The Required Agricultural Practices (RAPs) are a set of regulations that reduce the impact of agriculture on water quality. Learn more about them and how we can help you implement practices on your farm.
The District is in the process of identifying small wetlands in fields or other abandoned areas and restoring them to their full function. Do you know what a wetland is and why they are important? Click here to learn more.