Farmers Rally At CapitolFarmers rallied at the State Capitol Tuesday, against funding cuts to the state Department of Agriculture, and any budget plan that would fold the department into other state agencies.
Federal Law Conflicts With Farmers In States That Allow Hemp GrowthSome Vermont farmers want to plant hemp now that the state has a law setting up rules to grow the plant, a cousin of marijuana that's more suitable for making sandals than getting high.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.