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Title 6 : Agriculture


Subchapter 007A : Regenerative Farming

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 4961)
  • § 4961. Purpose

    The purposes of this subchapter are to:

    (1) enhance the economic viability of farms in Vermont;

    (2) improve the health and productivity of the soils of Vermont;

    (3) encourage farmers to implement regenerative farming practices;

    (4) reduce the amount of agricultural waste entering the waters of Vermont;

    (5) enhance crop resilience to rainfall fluctuations and mitigate water damage to crops, land, and surrounding infrastructure;

    (6) promote cost-effective farming practices;

    (7) reinvigorate the rural economy; and

    (8) help the next generation of Vermont farmers learn regenerative farming practices so that farming remains integral to the economy, landscape, and culture of Vermont. (Added 2019, No. 64, § 11.)