Farmers – familiarize yourself with using your local agricultural extension office and the resources it offers Every farmer should be familiar with using their local extension office, the resources it
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About Erik Vegeto Erik is a student of Plant, Soil and Insect Science at Umass Amherst. He has a passion for restorative agriculture and environmental stewardship that drives him forward into new frontiers of thought. Erik loves to read, play guitar, and be creative. One day he hopes to have his own farm and write for a living.
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