Department of Agriculture

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CT Weekly Agricultural Report
   
 

As of January 7, 2017, the Connecticut Department of Agriculture’s new physical and mailing address will be 450 Columbus Boulevard, Suite 701, Hartford CT 06103.

 

All telephone numbers and email addresses will remain the same.

 

 

Latest News
4/19/2017
WARM WINTERS PRODUCING HIGHER TICK ABUNDANCE AND INFECTION WITH LYME DISEASE STATEWIDE
  NEW HAVEN - The Tick Testing Program at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) is reporting higher tick abundance and infection with Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease and other tick-borne pathogens this spring throughout Connecticut.

4/12/2017
STATE’S GREENHOUSE INDUSTRY REVS UP FOR SPRING, WORKS TO KEEP CUSTOMERS LOCAL
  SOUTHINGTON – As the thermometer touched 70-degrees Monday afternoon, one sure sign of spring warmth finally arriving was the creaking, metallic sound of greenhouse windows at Karabin Farms automatically cranking open to allow cooler air inside.

4/4/2017
A GIFT OF A FARM LEADS TO ITS PRESERVATION, FULFILLMENT OF A DREAM
  BETHLEHEM – Ever since he began showing cows as a boy, Jon O’Neill always dreamed of having his own farm. But what he never imagined was that he would finally get that farm as a gift from a retired dairyman he’d known since childhood, and who left the O’Neill family his 160-acre farm after passing away several years ago.