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Young Farmers' Lamb and Pig Roast 2017
Event invitation to the Young Farmers' Lamb and Pig Road 2017
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April 2017 Issue of FROM THE FARM
This is the April, 2017 issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine
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Water Water Everywhere???
Drought preparedness for CT farmers.
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2017 One on One - Free Agricultural Advising Sessions
8 Statewide sessions for Free agricultural Advice for farmers
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97th Annual Meeting Issue of FROM THE FARM
The 97th Annual Meeting Issue of From the Farm, CFBA's news magazine. Volume 31, Issue 6
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Farmland Protection and other Environmental Benefits of Connecticut Dairy Farms
A Presentation by Clark Chapin, Project Director of the Working Lands Alliance as presented at the Connecticut Dairy Summit, January 3, 2017
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Connecticut Food Donations: Date Labeling Laws
Created by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, June 2016
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Connecticut Food Donations: Liability Protections
A legal fact sheet on Connecticut Food Donations Liability Protection Created by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, June 2016
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Connecticut Food Donations: Tax Incentives for Businesses
A legal fact sheet created by the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, June 2016
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2016 Changes to Food Donation Tax Incentives
Feeding America's summary of the PATH Act which improves opportunities for tax incentives for food donations.
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Feeding America's Summary Tax Incentives for Food Donation
Feeding America, the country's lead organization in coordinating food security efforts, issued this update on the PATH act
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International, National and Regional Dairy Market Trends and Changes in Consumer Demand
Presentation for the Connecticut Dairy Summit 1-3-17 by Bruce Krupke, Executive Vice President, Northeast Dairy Foods Association, Inc.
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Update on the Economic Impact of the Connecticut Dairy Industry
Presentation at the Connecticut Dairy Summit January 3, 2017 prepared by: Dr. Rigoberto Lopez, Zwick Center Director; Professor and Department Head. Economic Factors related to the Connecticut Dairy Industry from Research by University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and The Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy
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Connecticut Cost of Production Analysis:
Presentation at the Connecticut Dairy Summit January 3, 2017 prepared by: John Bovay, Assistant Professor and Extension Economist, Food Policy, Food and Agricultural Economics Economic Factors related to the Connecticut Dairy Industry from Research by University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and The Charles J. Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy
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Specific Impacts of Changing Markets to Connecticut Dairy farmers
Presentation at the Connecticut Dairy Summit January 3, 2017 prepared by: Robert D. Wellington, Senior Vice President Economics, Communications, and Legislative Affairs, Agri-Mark
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Connecticut’s Dairy industry: a Lender’s Perspective
Presentation at the Connecticut Dairy Summit delivered by: Keith Stechschulte, Vice President and Branch Manager of Farm Credit East's Enfield office
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Dairy in a Healthy Community
Presentation for the Connecticut Dairy Summit January 3, 2017 prepared by: Jenny Karl, MS, RD, Vice President, Marketing and Communications New England Dairy & Food Council, New England Dairy Promotion Board New England and Heidi Harkopf, Registered Dietitian and Director of Nutrition Programs, New England Dairy & Food Council
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Barn Bookcase Project Sponsor Form
The CFBA Women's Leadership Committee is seeking support from farm businesses to sponsor barn-shaped bookcases filled with ag-accurate books in urban schools across the state. With 20 bookcases in schools so far, WLC aims to place another dozen with your help! Connecticut Agricultural Education Foundation has committed to purchasing books in support of this project.
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November 2016 Issue of FROM THE FARM
November 2016 Issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's News Magazine
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October 2016 Issue of FROM THE FARM
October 2016 issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM September 2016 Issue
September 2016 Issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine

AFBF Young Farmer Award Prizes
AFBF Young Farmer Awards winner and finalists prizes
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List of Feed Sources-July 2016
This is a list of sources for bagged and bulk grain compiled by Connecticut service providers
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Farm Fantasy to Reality: Creating a Successful Farm Business Plan
Benefit from this program on farm business planning hosted by Fairfield County Farm Bureau and Easton Agricultural Commission
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May-June 2016 Issue of FROM THE FARM
This is the May-June 2016 Issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine.
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Keeping the Bees: A Presentation with Kimberly Stoner of CAES
Learn the facts about pollinators from Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station scientist Kimberly Stoner, East Windsor
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Farm Renewable Energy & Efficiency Seminar
For farmers and agricultural businesses co-hosted by New Haven County Farm Bureau.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM March-April 2016 Issue
The March-April 2016 Issue of CFBA's news magazine FROM THE FARM
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Farm Credit East Scholarships
Each year, Farm Credit East awards scholarships to qualified students who are committed to a career in agriculture and have demonstrated exceptional achievement. Decisions based on your essay, experience, course of study and extracurricular activities.
 
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Growing Hops & Barley: Opportunities for Connecticut Farmers
CFBA Sponsors this workshop on the latest research and marketing opportunities for these crops.
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PA 490: How it Benefits Connecticut
This summary provides key points about the impact of PA 490 in Connecticut.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM 96th Annual Meeting Issue
Read the 96th Annual Meeting Issue of CFBA's news magazine FROM THE FARM
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Learn to Testify Before the Legislature Program 1/21/2016
This program hosted by the CFBA Young Farmer Committee will provide tips and guidance on preparing and presenting effective testimony. Practice creating testimony and deliver your points effectively.
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Tax Reduction Programs for Farmers Program Jan 14, 2016
The Brooklyn Agricultural Commission and Connecticut Farm Bureau host this valuable program for farmers featuring Joan Nichols.
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2015 Recommended Land Use Values
Effective October 1, 2015 PA 490 Recommended Land Use Values
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FROM THE FARM Sept.-Oct. 2015 Issue
Read the September-October issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine
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Public Act 490: A Practical Guide and Overview for Landowners, Assessors and Government Officials
The 2015 PA 490 Guide was recently updated by the Connecticut Farm Bureau Association. This 52-page guide provides an overview of PA 490 for landowners, assessors, government officials, and others wanting to understand how this law is applied.
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Workers' Compensation Insurance Overview by NCCI
National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) presented this overview to Farm Bureau in early 2015
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM July-August 2015 issue
This is the July-August issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine.
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The Basics of Agriculture Labor Presentation
Prepared by Jessica Wragg of Robert Noonan & Associates for Connecticut Farm Bureau in May 2015
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Conservation Options for Connecticut Farmland
Previously revised and updated in 2006 and 2009, this guide is currently in its fourth edition. Over more than a decade, this guide has been an effective educational tool for numerous agencies and organizations throughout the state, such as the CT Department of Agriculture, USDA-NRCS, Connecticut Farmland Trust, and numerous land trusts. It has been used extensively to educate landowners and land trusts about the many options available to successfully protect the farmland parcels that define our communities. To obtain hard copies of Conservation Options for Connecticut Farmland please contact Lisa Bassani at lbassani@farmland.org The Working Lands Alliance, a project of American Farmland Trust, is a statewide coalition dedicated to preserving Connecticut’s productive farmland.
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May-June 2015 issue of FROM THE FARM
This is the May-June edition of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine
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April 2015 issue of FROM THE FARM
This is the April 2015 issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine.
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CT Agriculture Commissions/Committees
A comprehensive list of those communities in Connecticut that have an Agriculture Commission or Agriculture Committee
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Municipal Optional Tax Programs in CT
A listing of those Connecticut municipalities who have implemented optional tax programs to benefit agriculture in their communities
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Taylor Brooke Winery: A CIA Success Story
Taylor Brooke Winery in Woodstock, CT benefitted from the Community Investment Act through grant funding.
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Gourmavian Farm: A CIA Success Story
Gourmavian Farm in Bolton is a poultry operation which benefitted from CIA Funding to grow the business.
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Dairy Support: A CIA Success Story
All over Connecticut, dairy farms benefit from the CIA Act to buffer wide swings in the national milk pricing structure.
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Clark Farms: A CIA Success Story
The Community Investment Act made it possible for the Clark family to purchase protected land and reestablish Bushy Hill Orchard in Granby.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM February 2015
The February 2015 issue Connecticut Farm Bureau's FROM THE FARM news magazine.
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Annual Meeting 2014 Issue of CFBA's FROM THE FARM
This issue of Connecticut Farm Bureau Association's FROM THE FARM features a wrap-up on the association's 2014 Annual Meeting in November.
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Agricultural Commissions
This 3-page fact sheet, part of the Local Advocacy Tool Kit, provides an overview on Agricultural Commissions, including the state statute.
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Model Ordinance to Adopt an Agricultural Commission
This example of an ordinance to form an Agricultural Commission in your community is part of the Advocacy Tool Kit.
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Connecticut's Definition of Agriculture and Farming
This 2-page fact sheet from CFBA's Advocacy Tool Kit provides the state definition of agriculture and other key points
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Connecticut's Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Act
This 4-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides the state statute and key points about our state's Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Act.
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Connecticut's Right to Farm Law
This 3-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides the state statute and key points about Connecticut's Right to Farm Law.
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Local Right to Farm Ordinances
This 2-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides state statute and other key points about creating local right to farm ordinances.
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Model of a Local Right to Farm Ordinance
This model of a Local Right to Farm Ordinance from the CFBA Local Advocacy Tool Kit serves as an example for other communities interested in implementing this.
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Tax Reduction Programs for Connecticut Farmers-a Summary
This 2-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides an overview on Tax Reduction Programs for farmers.
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$100,000 Exemption for Farm Machinery
This 2-page fact sheet from the CFBA Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides state statute and key points about the $100,000 Exemption for Farm Machinery.
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Additional $100,000 Exemption for Farm Machinery--a Municipal Option
This 2-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides the state statute and key points about how municipalities may choose to implement an additional $100,000 Exemption for Farm Machinery to farmers.
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Model Ordinance for Additional $100,000 Exemption for Farm Machinery
This model ordinance for Additional $100,000 Exemption for Farm Machinery may be a helpful example to communities interested in adopting this exemption from local farmers.
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Model Ordinance for Farm Building Tax Exemption
This Model Ordinance for Farm Building Tax Exemption may serve as a useful example to other communities considering implementing this tax exemption for farmers.
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PA 490: Connecticut's Land Use Value Assessment Law
This 2-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit outlines key points about Public Act 490 which is Connecticut's Land Use Value Assessment Law.

Property Tax Abatement--a Municipal Option
This 2-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides the state statute and key points about the Property Tax Abatement Municipal Option.
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Model Ordinance for Farm Property Tax Abatement
This Model Ordinance for Farm Property Tax Abatement may serve as a useful example to communities considering implementing such an ordinance.
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Property Tax Exemptions
This 2-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides key points about Property Tax Exemptions available to farmers.
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Baking, Cooking, Processing and Pickling Produce from Your Farm Kitchen
This 3-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides key points about what can be produced and marketed from the farm kitchen plus the state statute.
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Farmers' Markets
This 3-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides key points about marketing at farmers' markets and includes the state statute.
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Processing Jams, Jellies and Acidified Foods in the Farm Kitchen
This 4-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides key points and the statute about processing foods in the farm kitchen.
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Farm to Consumer Resources
This 8-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides guidance on the resources and state authorities that are available to help farmers produce and market products.
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Plan of Conservation and Development
This 6-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides the state statute and key points about creating a Plan of Conservation and Development that's friendly to agriculture.
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Zoning Regulations
This 5-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides state statute and key points about Zoning Regulations and what farmers need to know.
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Resources to Help you Advocate for Agriculture in Your Local Community
This 6-page resources fact sheet provides detailed information on Federal Agencies, State Agencies, Educational Resources, Publications and other Organizations who can help farmers with key information and provide informational support for advocating for agriculture in local communities.
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Farm Building Tax Exemption--a Municipal Option
This 3-page fact sheet from CFBA's Local Advocacy Tool Kit provides state statute and key points about the Municipal Option of Farm Building Tax Exemption.
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FDA's Fact Sheet: Revised Proposed Rules and Guidance for Comment by 12/15/14
This fact sheet provides details on the revised proposed FDA regulations on Food Safety Modernization Act. Comments are due on these proposed regs to FDA by 12/15/14
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FDA Fact Sheet: Proposed changes to Produce Safety Rule re: water, manure, definition of farm
Review this fact sheet to understand the FDA proposed revisions to the Produce Safety Rule
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FDA Fact Sheet: Proposed rules on Preventive Controls for Animal Food
This FDA fact sheet outlines the revised proposed regulations on Animal Food.
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FDA's Proposed Microbial Standards for Water under FSMA
This flow chart outlines the revised proposed standards for water testing under FSMA.
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Farm to Grocery Store: Is it the right market for your farm?
A publication of Connecticut Farm Bureau for fruit and vegetable producers, this provides a concise summary issues and opportunities related to marketing Connecticut-grown produce wholesale to grocery stores.
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Farm to Grocery Store: Is it the right market for you?
This powerpoint presentation summarizes key points that fruit and vegetable producers in Connecticut should consider if they are planning to market wholesale to grocery stores. This project was part of a Specialty Crop Block Grant from the USDA administered by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.
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Grocery stores in Connecticut
This listing of grocery stores in Connecticut by county may be helpful to producers interested in selling to local grocery outlets.
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New Farmer "Bucket List": Key Resources for New and Beginning Farms in CT
If you're a new and beginning farmer, this is the ultimate checklist of resources that will make your life easier to help get you started.
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For Students: Advocating for Connecticut Agriculture in Local Communities
Created as a supplement for AgriScience students, this abridged version of the tool kit, Advocating for Connecticut Agriculture in Local Communities, highlights key concepts farm advocates should know.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM October/November 2014
Connecticut Farm Bureau's News Magazine FROM THE FARM October/November 2014 issue
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Emergency Preparedness Webinar
This webinar walks farmers through the necessary steps to review and implement a farm emergency plan including identifying risks and vulnerable areas. The program reviews the importance of completing assessment worksheets and action plans, developing a farm emergency map, identifying priority areas and creating an emergency contact sheet.
 
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Emergency Preparedness PowerPoint
This is the accompanying powerpoint file that walks farmers through the necessary steps to review and implement a farm emergency plan including identifying risks and vulnerable areas. The program reviews the importance of completing assessment worksheets and action plans, developing a farm emergency map, identifying priority areas and creating an emergency contact sheet.
 
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM September 2014 issue
CFBA's news magazine FROM THE FARM September 2014 issue
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Acidified Foods Record Keeping Prototype
A sample document used for recording keeping with processing acidified foods and jellies

Acidified Foods Sample Recordkeeping Document
sample document to track recordkeeping for processing acidified foods and jellies.
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Overivew of Acidified Food Processing
Guidance on processing acidified foods and jellies from UCONN Extension services.
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Sanitary Guidance for Farm Kitchen Processing
Advice on keeping a clean kitchen and implementing a sanitary process for acidifying foods.
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Resources for Acidified Food Processing
Detailed list of a wide range of resources available to farmers who are interested in processing their produce.
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All Hazards Preparedness for Rural Communities
Detailed information on preparing for man-made, biological, technological and natural emergencies in rural communities.
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ReadyAg Guide
helps farm owners plan for and manage disasters that occur during operation with specific sections tailored to different types of farms.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM July 2014 issue
The July 2014 issue of Connecticut Farm Bureau's FROM THE FARM news magazine.
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CFBA FROM THE FARM May 2014 Issue
Here is the May 2014 issue of Connecticut Farm Bureau's FROM THE FARM news magazine
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CT Ag Education Foundation Scholarship Application
Deadline: Midnight on May 1, 2016 The Connecticut Agricultural Education Foundation will be awarding up to $2000 in scholarships to Connecticut student(s) in 2016. Award decision will be based on essay content, extracurricular activities, interest in agriculture, grades, and support of promoting agricultural literacy. Application must be complete, accurate and postmarked by deadline May 1.
 
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM: 2013 Annual Meeting Issue
The final issue of 2013, this issue of FROM THE FARM features the CFBA Annual Meeting
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Connecticut Farm Bureau Member Benefits Brochure
Print out this brochure that details the benefits that we offer to Connecticut Farm Bureau members
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FROM THE FARM October 2013 issue
The October 2013 issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine.
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CFBA's News Magazine FROM THE FARM September 2013 Issue
September 2013 Issue of Connecticut Farm Bureau's News Magazine FROM THE FARM
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Emergency Contacts for Connecticut Farmers
Complete and keep copies of these important phone numbers in your home, farm buildings and in your farm vehicles so you have access to them in time of emergency.
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A Tribute to Dr. Louis Magnarelli
A moving tribute to Dr. Louis Magnarelli, Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station written by Terry Jones.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM June/July 2013
June/July 2013 issue of CFBA's News magazine FROM THE FARM
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Setting Your Strategy – Key Steps to Developing a Farm Business Plan
A presentation by Jon Jaffe, Vice President/Farm Business Consultant, Farm Credit East and Joseph Bonelli, Associate Extension Educator, UCONN presented at the March 2013 CFBA workshop, Profitting from Planning: The Business of Farming. A thorough explanation of the many decisions a farm business needs to make in order to run a successful business. The presentation offered advice on operations, marketing, management issues and finances.
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Farm Business Entities – What is the Best Choice for Your Business?
By Attorney Richard Roberts, Halloran & Sage as presented at the CFBA's March 2013 workshop, Profitting from Planning: The Business of Farming. A careful review of the various legal options available for forming a farm business entity. The materials cover the pros and cons of sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, business corporation, non-profit corporation, business trusts, cooperatives.
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Insuring Your Farm, Examining Your Farm’s Exposure to Risk, Coverage for Agritourism, Pick-Your-Own, Business Risks
By Joseph Bonelli, Associate Extension Educator, UCONN as presented at the CFBA's March 13 conference: Profitting from Planning: The Business of Farming. An analysis of the risks inherent in a farming business including production, marketing, financial, legal, human resources and a discussion of the possible risk management strategies.
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Getting a Farm Business Loan - Establishing Credit and Obtaining Loans
Jon Jaffe, Vice President/Farm Business Consultant, Farm Credit East Ronald Clark, Farm Loan Manager, Farm Service Agency A review of the basics of obtaining a farm business loan including tips on becoming credit worthy and drafting a business plan. This presentation also includes an overview of the different types of FSA Farm Loans and outlines eligibility for the varying programs.
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Processing Acidified Foods in the Farm Kitchen Workshop April 20
This day-long workshop hosted by CFBA will clarify the confusing web of regulations, laws and guidelines related to processing acidified foods in the farm kitchen for market. April 20
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM March/April 2013
Connecticut Farm Bureau's newsmagazine FROM THE FARM March/April 2013 issue
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Connecticut Agricultural Farm Business Guide
This 110-page resource book, created by UConn Extension and the Risk Management Agency, is a comprehensive guide to establishing and operating an agricultural business in Connecticut. One of the best resources available to new and beginning farmers, as well as established farm businesses.
 
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Profiting from Planning: The Business of Farming Conference Brochure
Download this pdf of the brochure for the upcoming March 23rd CFBA Conference
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Food Checkout Week: How Much Should I Eat?
Use the USDA's MyPlate to guide you on eating right every day
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Tips for Better Nutrition on a Tight Budget
This guide provides consumers simple guidance on how to make a plan and shop smart.
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Understanding what MyPlate means
Learn how to use the USDA's MyPlate to guide grocery shopping and healthier eating for you and your family
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2013 One-on-One Consultation Sessions with Agricultural Professionals
This brochure gives all the details on the 2013 One-on-One Consultation Sessions with Agricultural Professionals Coordinated by University of Connecticut in coopertion with the Connecticut Dept. of Agriculture and the USDA Risk Management Agency as part of the Targeted States Crop Insurance Education and Information Program for Connecticut Agriculture
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Dec 2012/ Jan. 2013 issue of FROM THE FARM
The December 2012/January 2013 issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's News Magazine.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM October-November 2012 issue
The October/November issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine published six times each year.
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Guidelines for Livestock Producers as Flood Waters Recede.
Guidelines for Livestock Producers as Flood Waters Recede provided by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM Aug./Sept. 2012
August/September 2012 issue of Connecticut Farm Bureau's news magazine, FROM THE FARM
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Advertising Specs: CFBA's FROM THE FARM
Advertise in CFBA's FROM THE FARM This provides all the production specifications, ad sizes, and special positions. for CFBA's news magazine, published six times each year. Please contact 860-768-1103 for rates and deadlines. (CFBA Members receive special discounted rates.)
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Survey on Advocacy for Farmers in Local Communities
Download this survey, please, to assist Farm Bureau and the Connecticut Agricultural Education Foundation in determining farmers' needs. Or click on VIEW to complete the survey online. This survey supports an Agriculture Viability Grant project funded by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture. Farm producers' input is vital in helping us create a "toolbox" of information to provide farmers the step-by-step information they need to advocate for farm businesses in their local communities. Thank you for taking the time to complete this quick survey.
 
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM April/May 2012 Issue
Download or view the April/May 2012 issue of CFBA's FROM THE FARM news magazine
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM February/March 2012 Issue
Download or view a copy of CFBA's February/March 2012 issue of its news magazine, FROM THE FARM
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A Proposal for Growing Connecticut Farms, Food & Jobs
A White Paper Prepared by the Farms, Food & Jobs Working Group December 2011
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM December 2011
Connecticut Farm Bureau's News Magazine FROM THE FARM December 2011 Issue featuring the 2011 Annual Meeting
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AFBF's Foodie News Jan 2011
Enjoy this publication from the American Farm Bureau for those interested in all things food. January 2011 issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM Oct./Nov. 2011
The October/November issue of CFBA's news magazine, FROM THE FARM.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM August/September 2011
August/September 2011 issue of CFBA's news magazine FROM THE FARM
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Storm-Related Damage Report Form
Form for reporting Storm-Related Damage to the Connecticut Department of Agriculture.
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Hurricane Preparedness for Livestock
Rhode Island Department of Management's Guidelines on safety to livestock during hurricanes and other storms.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM, June & July 2011
June/ July issue of CFBA's news magazine, FROM THE FARM,
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CFBA FROM THE FARM April/May 2011
Connecticut Farm Bureau Association's News Magazine FROM THE FARM April/May 2011 issue
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Ag Commissioner's Presentation on Agricultural Statutes
From the Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this is the presentation used by Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky regarding Agricultural Statutes.
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Dr. Bruce Sherman's presentation on Livestock Issues and Considerations
From the CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this is the powerpoint presented by Dr. Bruce Sherman, Director Bureau of Regulations and Inspection at the CT Department of Agriculture, on the topic of Livestock Issues and Considerations and Agricultural Statutes.
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Dr. Bruce Sherman's Presentation
From CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, Dr. Bruce Sherman's materials on selected state statutes regarding Livestock Issues and Considerations. Dr. Sherman is Director, Bureau of Regulations and Inspection, Connecticut Department of Agriculture.
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Attorney Richard Roberts' Presentation on Land Use Regulation and Applicability to Agriculture
From CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this topic of Overview of Land Use Regulation in Connecticut and its Applicability to Agriculture was presented by Attorney Richard Roberts, Halloran & Sage, LLP.
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Presentation on Incorporating Agriculture in your Plans of Conservation and Development
From CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this checklist outlines how to Incorporate Agriculture into a town's Plan of Conservation and Development. It was presented by Philip Chester, Town Planner, Town of Lebanon
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Presentation on Incorporating Agriculture into your Plans of Conservation and Development
From CFBA's Planning and Zoning Conference on March 31, 2011, this presentation by Philip Chester, Town Planner for the Town of Lebanon, CT outlines Incorporating Agriculture into your Plans of Conservation and Development.
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Community Investment Act: 600 Success Stories Exhibit at the Capitol
The Community Investment Act in six short years has yielded great success. with more than 600 projects funded by $56 million in grants throughout the state in 148 towns. From these projects, 40 succes stories make up an exhibit which will be kicked off with a press conference with Senator Don Williams in Room 1C on Tuesday April 19 at 11 a.m. Visit the Concourse at the Capitol April 18-28 to enjoy this celebration benefitting agriculture, plus dairy, open space and land preservation, affordable housing, and historic preservation.
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CFBA's From the Farm December 2010 issue
The December 2010 issue of CFBA's From the Farm
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Form M-30 Application to the Assessor for Classification of Land as Open Space
State of Connecticut Form M-30 (Rev. 2014) PA 490--Application to the Assessor for Classification of Land as Open space
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State of CT Form M-29 Application to the Assessor for Classification of Land as Farm Land (Rev. 2014)
State of Connecticut Form M-29 (Rev. 2014) PA 490--Application to the Assessor for Classification of Land as Farm Land
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Towns with PA 490 Open Space Classification
A listing of Connecticut towns which offer Open Space Classification under PA 490
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State of CT Form M-39 Application to the Assessor for Classification of Land as Forest Land
State of Connecticut Form M-39 (Rev. 08/14) PA 490--Application to the Assessor for Classification of Land as Forest Land
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State of CT Form M-30A Application to the Assessor for Exemption of Open Space Land Owned by a Tax Exempt Organization
State of Connecticut Form M-30A (Rev. 9/02) PA 490--Application to the Assessor for Exemption of Open Space Land Owned by a Tax-Exempt Organization
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State of CT Form M-66 Application to the Assessor for Classification of Land as Maritime Heritage Land
State of Connecticut Form M-66 (Rev. 9/08) PA 490--Application to the Assessor for Classification of Land as Maritime Heritage Land
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State of CT Form DEP-F-490 Annual Report to the State Forester
State of Connecticut Form DEP-F-490 (Rev. 5/1/2010) Annual Report to State Forester
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CT DEP Regulations on PA 490 Forest Land
Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection Regulations on PA 490 Forest Land
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CFBA's From the Farm October 2010
The October issue of FROM THE FARM, CFBA's news magazine.
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CFBA Membership Application
This is a CFBA Membership Application to download, fill out and mail in with your payment or payment information.
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Economic Impacts of Connecticut's Agricultural Industry
Download a copy of this important report by the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in Cooperation with the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis. Published in September 2010, the purpose of this study is to ascertain and document the significance of agriculture and related industries to Connecticut's economy.
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM August 2010
August 2010 issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM June 2010
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AFBF's Foodie News May 2010
Foodie News May 2010
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Agriculture in Connecticut 2007-2008
Published in April 2010. Rigoberto Lopez and Christopher Jeffords of UCONN'sDepartment of Agricultural and Resource Economics, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM April 2010
April 2010 issue
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AFBF's Foodie News April 2010
Foodie News April 2010
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AFBF's Foodie News March 2010
Foodie News March 2010 issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM February 2010
February 2010
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AFBF's Foodie News February 2010
Foodie News February 2010 issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM December 2009
December 2009 issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM October 2009
October 2009 issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM August 2009
August 2009 issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM June 2009
June 2009 Issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM April 2009
April 2009 Issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM February 2009
February 2009 issue
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM January 2009
Special Edition January 2009
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CFBA's FROM THE FARM New Magazine February/March 2011
Connecticut Farm Bureau Association's News Magazine FROM THE FARM February/March 2011 Issue
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