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Governor Peter Shumlin, at right, with Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Ross, at left, and Settlement Farm owner Cyrus Scribner, announces that virtually all of the 476 Vermont farms that reported losses as a result of Tropical Storm Irene are still operating. However, restoring damaged farm land, repairing buildings and equipment, replacing lost feed, and strengthening resilience are all challenges these businesses still face, he said at the 1782 Settlement Farm in Middlesex.

Governor Peter Shumlin, at right, with Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Ross, at left, and Settlement Farm owner Cyrus Scribner, announces that virtually all of the 476 Vermont farms that reported losses as a result of Tropical Storm Irene are still operating. However, restoring damaged farm land, repairing buildings and equipment, replacing lost feed, and strengthening resilience are all challenges these businesses still face, he said at the 1782 Settlement Farm in Middlesex.

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