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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
Augusta couple turns passion for homesteading into small business
Bangor Daily News - 11/30/2017.
By Abigail Curtis - Back in the days before the Great Recession, Steve and Lori Gingras of Augusta seemed to have their lives figured out pretty well.
Portland-based Cultivating Community gets grant to help farmers
Portland Press Herald - 11/30/2017.
A Portland nonprofit that has helped create more than 50 new farm business in the last eight years has received a nearly $600,000 federal grant to train and assist more Maine farmers.
Organic or Grass-fed Beef?
The Cornucopia Institute - 11/28/2017.
By Marie Burcham, JD - While both USDA certified organic and grass-fed beef offer significant benefits compared to products produced by cows confined to a feedlot, these two labels are different.
Where Corn Is King, the Stirrings of a Renaissance in Small Grains
Yale Environment 360 - 11/28/2017.
By Twilight Greenaway - Breaking with the industrial model of growing corn and soybeans, a growing number of Iowa farmers are putting oats, rye, and other small grains into their crop rotation, a switch that is regenerating soils, cleaning up waters, and providing benefits to family farms.
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March 22 - Farm Labor Models in Practice: Mentoring and Managing Staff for Your Farm's Success

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April 7 - Grafting Fruit Trees

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