Department of Agriculture

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Where to find CT Grown Products
   

Latest News
4/16/2015
UPDATED GROW CONNECTICUT FARMS REPORT A BLUEPRINT FOR STATEíS AGRICULTURAL FUTURE
  The Department of Agriculture would become the stateís lead agency on food-safety issues; expand its Connecticut Grown marketing capabilities; revitalize the Hartford Regional Market; create an agricultural innovation center and expand agricultural education offerings under the latest recommendations of the Governorís Council for Agricultural Development(GCAD).

4/1/2015
LEBANON GOAT DAIRY FARM TO BE PERMANENTLY PROTECTED UNDER AGREEMENT WITH DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
  A 22-acre goat dairy farm located on prime soils in Lebanon will forever remain available for agricultural production in a transaction finalized this week to convey the farmís development rights to the state Department of Agriculture.

3/20/2015
USDA SNAP SIGN-UP DAY FOR CT FARMERS AND FARMERSí MARKETS MARCH 31 IN DERBY
  Farmers interested in becoming authorized to accept federal USDA Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) coupons are encouraged to register during a Merchant Sign-Up Day March 31.

2/27/2015
GOAT SEIZURE IN CORNWALL LEADS TO ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES AGAINST OWNERS
  Multiple charges of animal cruelty have been filed against the owners of a Cornwall goat dairy where inspectors from the Department of Agriculture seized dozens of malnourished goats last month.

9/10/2014
State DoAg: New Policy for Shellfish Beds Will Increase Production, Improve Food Safety and Protect Taxpayer Dollars
  (Hartford, CONN.) Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky has announced a new policy regarding the stateís shellfish leases, one that will enhance opportunities for small businesses, ensure public safety, and protect taxpayersí investments.