Announcements / Progress

UVM Extension’s Developing Functional Nutrient Management Plans with Improved ‘goCrop’ Software

UVM Extension is using enhanced goCrop software to help agricultural producers in Vermont meet regulations and improve crop and environmental quality. In collaboration with the Vermont Association of Conservation Districts and with support from an Ecosystem Restoration Grant, UVM Extension held a nutrient management planning course for farmers, with weekly classes over six weeks last … Continue reading

Innovative Grant Paves Way for Precision Application of Soil Amendments
Announcements / Opportunities / Progress

Innovative Grant Paves Way for Precision Application of Soil Amendments

In February 2015, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation awarded an Ecosystem Restoration Grant to the University of Vermont Extension to help farmers improve the application of soil amendments to their fields. The grant supported the purchase of a Tebbes MS140 material spreader.  The MS140 can not only accurately measure the amount of materials being … Continue reading