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Spring Growth Conference

Organic Seedling Production

Saturday, March 3, 2018
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Common Ground Education Center, Unity, Maine
Schedule of presentations

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Organic Dairy Farms Also Feeling Pinch Of Low Milk Prices
Vermont Public Radio - 1/31/2018.
By Mitch Wertlieb and Melody Bodette - Talk to any dairy farmer and ask what worries them these days and they all say the same thing: it's the low price of milk. But it's not just conventional dairy farmers who are feeling the economic pinch. Organic milk prices are also down.
Stripes of wildflowers across farm fields could cut pesticide spraying
The Guardian [UK] - 1/31/2018.
By Damian Carrington - Long strips of bright wildflowers are being planted through crop fields to boost the natural predators of pests and potentially cut pesticide spraying.
Don’t Look, But a Couple of Mega-Companies Are About to Take Over Your Food Supply
Mother Jones - 1/31/2018.
By Tom Philpott - Farmers—especially the ones who grow the corn and soybeans that churn through our food system and fuel our country’s penchant for hamburgers and bacon—are in a tight spot. For seeds, pesticides, and fertilizers, these growers depend on a tiny number of companies that have enormous leverage to raise prices. And when they’re ready to market their crops, they’re confronted by another handful of powerful grain-trading firms, who in turn have leverage to keep prices down.
Future Farm Signs Building Lease for Its Industrial Hemp CBD Oil Production and Propagation in Maine
Nasdaq - 1/30/2018.
By GlobeNewswire - Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Future Farm") (CSE:FFT) (OTCQB:FFRMF) is pleased to announce it has entered into a lease agreement for an initial 12,960 sq. ft. of space in a 60,000 sq. ft. building, with an option to expand and or buy the building. The property is perfectly suited for the cultivation and processing of hemp into CBD oil, as it has high ceilings for vertical growing, a turnkey commercial kitchen and 1,600-amp, 480-Volt 3 phase electric systems.
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