Monthly Archives: September 2017

Author Michael Moss to Speak at UVM Aiken Lecture Nov. 1

Best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Michael Moss will be the keynote speaker at the 2017 George D. Aiken Lecture Series on Nov. 1 at the UVM Ira Allen Chapel. Moss is the author of the New York Times’ bestseller, … Continue reading

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A Military Vet Finds Healing and Purpose While Learning to Farm

Farming was the last thing on Anthony Hamilton’s mind during the Iraq War. But a decade after being stationed in Baghdad, he’s learning how to raise livestock, grow vegetables, and operate irrigation systems and tractors at UVM.

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Study: Climate Change a Buzzkill for Coffee Producers

By Basil Waugh Global warming could reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America — the world’s largest coffee-producing region — by as much as 88 percent by 2050. That’s a key takeaway of the first major study of climate change’s … Continue reading

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How Technology is Shaping the Future of Farming

By Rene Thibault In New England, Vermont is home to roughly 860 dairy farmers.  It’s a $2.2 billion industry powered by the state’s 134,000 cows.  The essence of the dairy farm hasn’t changed, but walking into the farmyard is a much … Continue reading

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