With the return of warm weather, commentator Vern Grubinger has been visited by some of his wilder neighbors, and they’ve gotten him thinking about Vermont’s biodiversity.

State of Ag

How many farms has Vermont lost over the last generation? According to commentator Vern Grubinger, who’s been looking at some agricultural statistics, the answer to that question might surprise you.

Getting warmer

It’s that wonderful time of year when apple trees and lilacs start flowering in Vermont, but commentator Vern Grubinger says they’re flowering sooner than they used to.


It won’t be long till sugaring and commentator Vern Grubinger is already looking forward to this annual North Country Rite of Spring.