Connecticut’s apple crop is expected to be very strong this season, and customers for the first time can find information on orchards across the state through a new digital mobile phone app available for free from the CT Apple Marketing Board (CAMB.)
The Department of Agriculture is accepting proposals from interested farmers for the long-term agricultural use of state-owned farmland at the Southbury Training School properties in Southbury and Roxbury. About 370 acres of the 921-acre property are available for farming permits that would take effect March 1, 2016.
An award-winning dairy farm in Woodstock and a Plainfield fruit and vegetable farm will forever remain available for agricultural use after becoming the latest to enter the state’s Farmland Preservation Program.
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