After being closed for six years, the floating icon in Brookfield is finally opening again for the summer.
Nearly $90,000 will go to three Essex County farms.
Driving economic forces are pointing towards the price of milk dropping in 2015. Lower prices means lower profit margins for Vermont's largest agricultural industry.
Aside from the animals, New Village Farm is pretty quiet. but Tuesday Winooski's summer teen employment program put their harvest crew to work.
A farmer says this is the fourth time it's happened but he's mostly worried about his family's safety.
After this winter's harsh conditions, and late stay, farmers say they will not be spreading manure anytime soon.
Dairy farmers will get a chance to hear from industry experts Tuesday at the annual Vermont Dairy Producers Conference.
Lawmakers are considering changes to the current use law while farmers tell them where they have it right or wrong.