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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
Editorial: Give shoppers an informed choice with GMO labels
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 11/30/2015.
When it comes to the debate over genetically modified organisms, the biotech industry often paints a caricature of GMO opponents. It portrays them as anti-science fear-mongers who would rather see the world starve than give up their misguided beliefs. That’s a smart rhetorical move, but it’s unfair. People who want to make informed decisions about what they feed their families are neither so monolithic nor so simplistic in their beliefs.
Native Seeds Help Weather Climate Change in El Salvador
Inter Press Service - 11/30/2015.
By Edgardo Ayala - Knife in hand, Domitila Reyes deftly cuts open the leaves covering the cob of corn, which she carefully removes from the plant – a process she carries out over and over all morning long, standing in the middle of a sea of corn, a staple in the diet of El Salvador.
The (Un)Coordinated Framework of GE Regulations
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition - 11/30/2015.
Those tuned into the biotechnology regulatory landscape will have noticed quite a few changes and announcements from the federal government lately. Several agencies have been asking for public comments, announcing proposed rules, releasing guidance, and taking other actions related to biotechnology, or genetic engineering (“GE”).
New organic plant breeding effort to produce novel varieties and train new breeders
University of California Davis - 11/30/2015.
A new effort to provide California growers with seeds for tomato, bean, pepper and other crop varieties that are specially bred for organic farming has been launched at UC Davis.
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