Department of Agriculture

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CT Weekly Agricultural Report




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7/18/2019
ANIMAL HEAT ADVISORY
  Pet and Livestock Owners Urged to Take Precautions During Hot, Humid Weather

7/17/2019
CONNECTICUT HOSTS NATIONAL DAIRY REGULATORY CONFERENCE
  The Connecticut Department of Agriculture proudly hosted this yearís annual meeting of the National Association of Dairy Regulatory Officials (NADRO).

7/10/2019
DOAG INSPECTION PROGRAM AIMS TO ENHANCE PRODUCE GROWERS ON-FARM FOOD SAFETY ACTIVITIES
  With summer in full swing, consumers are busy visiting local farm stands and farmers markets in search of locally grown produce from the stateís hard-working farmers.

7/3/2019
LOCAL CONNECTICUT MEATS TASTE GREAT ON THE GRILL
  The summer months are great for grilling. Make your next barbeque a success by serving local Connecticut meats.

7/2/2019
RED, WHITE & BLUEBERRIES
  Celebrate our Nationís Independence with Connecticut Grown Food

6/27/2019
GET YOUR CONNECTICUT GROWN CHERRIES
  Limited availability, big demand from local consumers

6/26/2019
CONNECTICUT GROWN SHELLFISH
  Connecticut residents are well aware of our farms, but generally donít think about our thriving industry that farms under the water.

6/19/2019
CONNECTICUT FARMERSí MARKETS ARE OPEN FOR THE SEASON
  Farmersí markets are regular, community-based events that celebrate local food, farm products, and agriculture while supporting local jobs and the local economy.

6/12/2019
CONNECTICUT GROWN STRAWBERRIES RIPE FOR THE PICKING
  Fresh from the field, Connecticut Grown strawberries are now ripening and ready to eat. Strawberries are the first fruit available in Connecticut and signal the arrival of summer for many residents who look forward to visiting one of the stateís pick-your-own farms.

6/12/2019
2019 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP
  With the adjournment of the 2019 legislative session, the following is a roundup of proposals that the department worked on to support and enhance agriculture in our state. There were many proposals that were debated and passed into law, these are a few that the department engaged in over the course of the session.

6/5/2019
CELEBRATE JUNE DAIRY MONTH
  June is National Dairy Monthóa celebration of the delicious and nutritious dairy foods produced by dairy farm families throughout Connecticut.

5/29/2019
PARTNERSHIPS ENABLE PRESERVATION OF BRISTOLíS FARM IN CANTON
  The Connecticut Department of Agriculture partnered with multiple entities to ensure the 27-acre Bristolís Farm in Canton, CT remains in agricultural use in perpetuity.