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  • 6/24/2020
    Growing Edible Mushrooms Using Food Waste (Score: 0.33)

    Food waste, diverted from the landfill, can be co-digested with dairy manure and used to cultivate protein-rich oyster mushrooms.

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • food waste
    • mushrooms

    Themes:

    • agriculture

  • 4/04/2019
    (Score: 0.33)

    Farm manure applications in spring and summer can dramatically increase greenhouse gas emissions in winter.

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • emissions
    • soil
    • farm

    Themes:

    • climate change

  • 3/25/2019
    (Score: 0.33)

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • climate change
    • farm

    Themes:

    • climate change

  • 4/17/2017
    Vermont Farmers' Perceptions of Climate Change Risk (Score: 0.29)

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • climate change
    • floods
    • land use

    Themes:

    • climate change

  • 6/23/2015
    Summary of the Lake Champlain Phosphorus Management Plan (Score: 0.25)

    The State of Vermont has developed a plan to reduce phosphorus inputs into Lake Champlain, focusing on nonpoint pollution from…

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • water quality
    • phosphorus
    • stormwater
    • tmdl
    • lake champlain

    Themes:

    • water quality

  • 10/18/2021
    Immigrant Workers Vital to Vermont Dairy Industry, Need More Social and Medical Support (Score: 0.21)

    Immigrant dairy workers in Vermont, especially those who are undocumented, often lack fair labor conditions and adequate medical resources.

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • dairy industry
    • dairy
    • vermont dairy
    • vermont
    • farmers
    • migrant workers

    Themes:

    • agriculture

  • 2/20/2017
    Frog Distribution in a Changing Landscape (Score: 0.21)

    Thirty percent of the world's amphibian species are threatened, and researchers suspect that land use change may be implicated.

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • land use
    • monitoring
    • roads
    • habitat
    • amphibians
    • wildlife
    • development

    Themes:

    • biodiversity

  • 9/22/2016
    Earthworms in Forest Soils: The Bad and the Not So Bad (Score: 0.21)

    Earthworms in forests make soils inhospitable for many tree seedlings and understory plants, but they may help to store carbon…

    Tags:

    • invasive species
    • agriculture
    • land use
    • carbon
    • soil
    • forests
    • non-native species

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • invasive species

  • 1/08/2016
    Decision-Making Tool Designed to Aid Phosphorus Reduction Measures (Score: 0.21)

    Accounting for uncertainty in the management of non-point source phosphorus to improve decision-making in the Lake Champlain basin.

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • land use
    • water quality
    • modeling
    • phosphorus
    • forests
    • forestry
    • tmdl
    • lake champlain

    Themes:

    • water quality