Feb 16, 2017

On Wednesday, February 15 the New Hampshire House passed HB 151, a bill to legalize industrial hemp at the state level. 

Hemp is a plant that can be used to manufacture paper, fuel, and a wide range of other products.

dairy farmers cow
Feb 18, 2017

Next Thursday, February 23 the New Hampshire Senate will vote on a bill to provide financial assistance to dairy farmers. 

Dairy farmers in New Hampshire have faced much higher feed costs during the drought. At the same time, the federal government regulates milk prices, which has prevented New Hampshire farmers from raising prices to cover costs.

Apr 15, 2017

Maintaining a backyard hen house has become an increasingly popular practice in New Hampshire, with rates of chicken ownership on the rise after years of decline.

State law does not address keeping poultry for personal use, which leaves policy on the issue in the hands of New Hampshire's cities and towns.

Nov 25, 2015

Rep. Robert Haefner and Rep. Tara Sad are sponsoring a 2016 bill that will increase the rights of New Hampshire farms to host weddings and other "agritourism" events.

agricultural farm land preservation
Jun 29, 2017

This year the New Hampshire Senate killed a bill that would have dedicated $6 million over the next two years to preserving agricultural land.

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