The Business of Agriculture: Plant businesses big and small are firing up for the growing season
Jan25

The Business of Agriculture: Plant businesses big and small are firing up for the growing season

Setting out petunias in the flower beds and starting tomato and pepper plants in the vegetable garden may seem a long way off here in February, but in New Hampshire and Vermont greenhouse operations, the spring season already is well underway. Propane-fired heaters are roaring, seeds are being placed in growing media and tiny seedlings of some species already are emerging as growers prepare for the sales rush that will begin as soon...

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Local Youths Win Awards at Dairy Show
Jul26

Local Youths Win Awards at Dairy Show

Tunbridge — Several local youths took home awards from the Central and Southeast Region 4-H Dairy Show, held July 14 at the Tunbridge Fairgrounds. Keenan Thygesen, of Tunbridge, received the Dick Dodge Memorial Award for being named the overall fitting and showmanship champion. The award is given in memory of the former University of Vermont Extension dairy specialist who inspired and educated youths and adults in dairy science. The...

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