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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
Maine journalist in search of answers takes deep look at GMOs, pesticides and American agriculture
Bangor Daily News - 11/30/2016.
By Abigail Curtis - In 2010, Caitlin Shetterly was sick and getting desperate to find a way to get better.
Scientists have long feared this ‘feedback’ to the climate system. Now they say it’s happening
The Washington Post - 11/30/2016.
By Chris Mooney - At a time when a huge pulse of uncertainty has been injected into the global project to stop the planet’s warming, scientists have just raised the stakes even further.
Mulch your soil – inside and out
Environmental Health News - 11/29/2016.
By David R. Montgomery and Anne Biklé - Over the past century major advances in agriculture and medicine dramatically improved the lives of people the world over. But along with these advances came surprises. We found that the more we fertilized our fields the less fertile our soil became and that the more cheap calories we grew to feed people the less healthy we became.
Dairy from cows fed GM feed is not ‘all-natural’, alleges lawsuit vs Dannon – but will it fly?
Food Navigator USA - 11/28/2016.
By Elaine Watson - Has the FDA’s probe into ‘natural’ claims on food labels put a stop to the tidal wave of false advertising lawsuits engulfing food manufacturers? Not if a new complaint against Dannon is anything to go by, which also delves into the thorny issue of GMOs, another area currently being scrutinized by regulators.
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