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Title 6 : Agriculture

Chapter 215 : AGRICULTURAL WATER QUALITY

Subchapter 007A : Regenerative Farming

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 4962)
  • § 4962. Definitions

    As used in this subchapter:

    (1) "Certified Vermont Environmental Steward" means an owner or operator of a farm who has achieved the thresholds for the Vermont Environmental Stewardship Program to be certified as a farm that improves soil health and contributes to improving water quality.

    (2) "Regenerative farming" means a series of cropland management practices that:

    (A) contributes to generating or building soils and soil fertility and health;

    (B) increases water percolation, increases water retention, and increases the amount of clean water running off farms;

    (C) increases biodiversity and ecosystem health and resiliency; and

    (D) sequesters carbon in agricultural soils. (Added 2019, No. 64, § 11.)