4-H Groups Statewide Participate in Bovine Bonanza

4-H students and instructors sitting and talking in a barn.

For Vermont 4-H’ers enrolled in the dairy, beef and working steer projects, November 14 was a day filled with opportunities to explore several bovine-related topics in depth. Fifty-seven 4-H’ers from nine counties gathered at UVM’s Paul R. Miller Research and Educational Center in Burlington for the State 4-H Bovine Bonanza. They were split into groups, according to age, to learn about agricultural careers, calf health and nutrition, farm safety, milking parlors and tractor safety. Continue reading “4-H Groups Statewide Participate in Bovine Bonanza”

Welcome to Our New Hires

Deb Heleba, Master Gardener Coordinator, UVM Extension

Debra HelebaDeb is the new Extension Master Gardener coordinator and officially starts in this role on January 4, 2022. She has worked in UVM Extension agriculture for over 30 years starting with the Apple Team in Plant and Soil Sciences, the Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Women’s Ag Network, Land Link Vermont, the Northwest Crops and Soils Team and the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE). Continue reading “Welcome to Our New Hires”