• Vt ag agency urges care for farmers, pet owners
    December 25,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    MONTPELIER ó The Vermont Agency of Agriculture is urging farmers and pet owners to be cautious as ice storm power outages linger.

    Agency officials offered the advice as the weather forecast indicates that temperatures will remain low through the week, not allowing accumulated ice to melt. And with high winds forecast, there could be more damage to power lines and thus more outages.

    The agency says people should be prepared to be without power for several days.

    People should make sure they have enough pet food, necessary medications, and other supplies to last for a week. Pets should be brought inside.

    If milk trucks canít reach dairy farms, farmers should be prepared to dispose of excess milk in a suitable location while recording the amount of milk that is disposed of.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    WELLS ó Vermont State Police are asking for the publicís help in finding a 17-year-old who was... Full Story
    Police looking for missing Wells teen
    Two incidents at the Clear River Inn in Pittsfield this weekend resulted in two men under arrest... Full Story
    A local group founded in 2003 by the parent of a child with cystic fibrosis will hold its 11th... Full Story
    More Articles