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Fire Up the Grill for the 4th of July
(HARTFORD, CT) –For those planning a barbecue, cookout, or other festivities to enjoy over the holiday celebrating our nation’s independence, choose CT Grown products to put on the grill.
Connecticut Department of Agriculture Announces Farm Viability Grant Recipients
(STATEWIDE) Agriculture Commissioner Bryan P. Hurlburt announces that the Connecticut Department of Agriculture has awarded grants to 25 entities through the Farm Viability Grant totaling more than $750,000.
Governor Lamont Joins Connecticut Department of Agriculture and USDA Under Secretary Jenny Lester Moffitt on Efforts to Support Connecticut Farmers and Increase Access to Healthy, Locally Grown Food
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont and Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz today joined Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CT DoAg) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary Jenny Lester Moffit at Keney Park Sustainability Project in Windsor to highlight efforts to support Connecticut farmers and increase access to healthy, locally grown food.
Connecticut Department of Agriculture Announces Launch of New Website Resource to Support Growing Farm Businesses
(HARTFORD, CT) – The Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CT DoAg) announces the launch of a new website resource to aid new and beginning farmers looking to grow their agricultural business. The list of tools and resources, an enhanced version of the New Farmer Bucket List, was compiled through collaboration of Connecticut Department of Agriculture, UConn, Connecticut Farm Bureau Association, New CT Farmer Alliance, CT Northeast Organic Farming Association, and the United States Department of Agriculture.
Connecticut Department of Agriculture State Veterinarian Issues 2023 Poultry Event Guidance
The Connecticut Department of Agriculture (CT DoAg) State Veterinarian does not recommend that organized poultry shows, sales, swaps, or events be held in 2023 due to the increased risk for introduction and transmission of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) through commingling events.