Department of Agriculture

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CT Weekly Agricultural Report
   
 
 

Latest News
2/14/2018
MEET CONNECTICUT’S DAIRY FARM FAMILIES
  Can you name the agricultural product that provides nine essential nutrients in just one glass, takes only two days to get from the farm to your fridge, and is always in season?

2/7/2018
FARM TRANSITION GRANT APPLICATIONS DUE FEBRUARY 14, 2018
  The Connecticut Department of Agriculture (DoAg) is seeking applications for its 2018 Farm Transition Grant program. Applications are due Wednesday, February 14, 2018.

1/31/2018
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE SEEKING SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROPOSALS
  The Connecticut Department of Agriculture (DoAg) is seeking concept proposals for 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP).

1/17/2018
EVOLUTION OF CT HOPS INDUSTRY ON DISPLAY AT ANNUAL GROWERS' MEETING
  Just a few years ago, producing hops commercially in Connecticut was nothing more than a topic of conversation among a handful of potential growers contemplating putting in a crop to capitalize on their passion and the state’s booming craft-beer industry.

1/10/2018
“WE HAD A CHOICE OF EITHER GETTING OUT OF FARMING OR MAKING SOME HARD DECISIONS ON WHERE WE WERE HEADED”
  After years of work and growth that made them the largest producer of snap beans in New England, Michele and Billy Collins were ready for their best season ever in 2011 at their Fair Weather Acres farm in Rocky Hill.