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S.159

An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Sen. Brian Campion
Senate Committee on Agriculture
1/5/2016 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Agriculture
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Location
Senate Committee on Agriculture
Last Recorded Action
Senate 1/5/2016 - Read 1st time & referred to Committee on Agriculture
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An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Detailed Status

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
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An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Committee Meetings

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Meeting Full List

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:30 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Sen. Brian Campion, < None >
Andrea Stander, Executive Director, Rural Vermont
Andrew Bahrenburg, Organizer, Advocate, Rural Vermont

Thursday, February 11, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Ethan Allen Room

Jesse McDougall, Studio Hill Farm and Pullman Farm, Shaftsbury, Vermont
Trevor Mance, Owner, TAM Waste Services, Shaftsbury
Judith Schwartz, Author, Cows Save the Planet and Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth
Peter Burmeister, Burelli Farm, Berlin, Vermont
Ben Hewitt, author, owner of Fat o' the Land Farm, Stannard, Vermont
Lindsay Harris, Mountain Home Farm, Tunbridge, Vermont
Will Allen, Cedar Circle Farm, East Thetford, Vermont

Friday, February 12, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:00 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
9:20 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Kip Potter, Water Quality Specialist, USDA NRCS
Thomas Villars, Soil Resource Specialist, USDA NRCS
Enid Wonnacott, Director, NOFA VT
Maddie Monte, Policy Advisor, NOFA-Vermont
Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
11:15 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Heather Darby, Alburg Farmer, UVM Extension
Andrea Stander, Executive Director, Rural Vermont
Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

Thursday, February 25, 2016
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Agriculture
10:45 AM

S.159 - An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Committee discussion



No committee documents found for S.159 in the 2015 - 2016 Legislative Session.
An act relating to establishing a regenerative agriculture certification program

Witnesses Who Testified

2015 - 2016 Legislative Session
Senate Committee on Agriculture
  • Will Allen, Cedar Circle Farm, East Thetford, Vermont
  • Andrew Bahrenburg, Organizer, Advocate, Rural Vermont
  • Diane Bothfeld, Deputy Secretary, Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
  • Peter Burmeister, Burelli Farm, Berlin, Vermont
  • Sen. Brian Campion, < None >
  • Heather Darby, Alburg Farmer, UVM Extension
  • Lindsay Harris, Mountain Home Farm, Tunbridge, Vermont
  • Ben Hewitt, author, owner of Fat o' the Land Farm, Stannard, Vermont
  • Trevor Mance, Owner, TAM Waste Services, Shaftsbury
  • Jesse McDougall, Studio Hill Farm and Pullman Farm, Shaftsbury, Vermont
  • Maddie Monte, Policy Advisor, NOFA-Vermont
  • Kip Potter, Water Quality Specialist, USDA NRCS
  • Falko Schilling, Consumer Advocate, Vermont Public Interest Research Group
  • Judith Schwartz, Author, Cows Save the Planet and Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth
  • Andrea Stander, Executive Director, Rural Vermont
  • Thomas Villars, Soil Resource Specialist, USDA NRCS
  • Enid Wonnacott, Director, NOFA VT

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Act

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Michael O'Grady, Legislative Counsel

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