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Farm Labor Models in Practice:
Mentoring and Managing Staff for Your Farm's Success

March 22
Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

COST (includes lunch and hot beverages)
Free – current MOFGA Apprenticeship Host Farms
$20 – MOFGA members and certified organic growers
$30 – non-members

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Study examines gap between organic and conventional agriculture
The Organic Center - 8/30/2016.
Newly published research in PLOS ONE has used U.S. agricultural production data to confirm that the gap between organic and conventional production is lower than had previously been estimated.
Millions at risk as deadly fungal infections acquire drug resistance
The Guardian [UK] - 8/27/2016.
By Robin McKie - Researchers believe widespread use of fungicides on crops is reducing effectiveness of frontline medicines
Federal farm assistance programs changing to meet needs of new growers
Bangor Daily News - 8/26/2016.
By Julia Bayly - For years, federal agriculture funding programs took a one-size-fits-all approach, but thanks to United States Department of Agriculture policy changes over the last couple of years, agencies are better able to help a wider range of farmers and farming operations – including those in Maine.
CLF to expand legal program for farms, food businesses
Conservation Law Foundation - 8/25/2016.
By Hae Young Yoo - Conservation Law Foundation is launching the first national program in its 50-year history, a multistate expansion of Legal Food Hub, an initiative that provides local farmers and food entrepreneurs with pro bono legal services.
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