Vermont Agency of Agriculture

During a visit to Burlington, the deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $2.3 million in grants and loans intended to create jobs in rural Vermont.

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Officials with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture are reminding farmers that the winter ban on manure spreading is in effect.

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The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is warning farmers and building and home owners about the danger that roofs could collapse under the weight of accumulating snow.

Experts say that in some areas snow has accumulated over the winter and it may become even heavier due to the wet, icy conditions predicted.