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Study Looks at Adaptability of Maple Producers to Climate Change
A research study conducted by researchers at University of Vermont (UVM) Extension and the State University of New York’s (SUNY) College of Environmental Science and Forestry has provided information about how maple producers in the Northern Forest region of Vermont and New York perceive climate change and the measures they currently are taking, or plan to take, to adapt.
“Farm Show in June”
During “Dairy Month Farm Show in June” event hosted at the State Capitol, it was announced that more than $370,000 has been raised since the inception of the program in 2015. The 2016 fundraising campaign has raised more than $195,000, with a goal to provide 2 million servings of fresh milk to the hungry, doubling the volume from last year. Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack and Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding joined the Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association, PennAg Industries Association, Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, the Pennsylvania Dairy Promotion Program, statewide food bank representatives and donors to celebrate the statewide charitable fresh milk program.