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2018 Beginning Poultry

March 29
6 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
$10 for MOFGA members, $15 for the general public

Thinking of adding some layer hens, broilers, ducks, or geese to your backyard this year? Join MOFGA's own Diane Schivera to learn all you need to know about starting your own flock. We'll cover housing, feed, and more.


Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
USDA Launches Assault on National Organic Program
The Free Press - 3/15/2018.
The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) is dismayed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) decision to abolish the federal Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP), which was published more than a year ago on January 20, 2017. USDA delayed implementation of the rule and, on Monday, ignored more than 63,000 comments from farmers and consumers who wanted swift implementation of the standards. Instead, the Administration sided with 50 commenters who opposed the rule.
Now is the time to prune your fruit trees
Bangor Daily News - 3/15/2018.
By Aislinn Sarnacki - Maine may still be in the clutches of winter, but — if you can believe it — the best time to prune apple and pear trees is now, before spring officially arrives.
‘Tossed Out,’ a film about food waste, in Belfast
Penobscot Bay Pilot - 3/15/2018.
Join the Belfast Area Zero Waste Action Team for a short film on food waste, Tossed Out, followed by a discussion of various aspects of food waste and what the community can do to address this issue. The presentation will be in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Library on Monday, March 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Organic Group Opposes Dismissal of Animal Welfare Rules
U.S. News & World Report - 3/14/2018.
A group that advocates for Maine's organic farmers says it opposes a federal move to get rid of organic animal welfare rules.
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