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Spring Growth Conference

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
Why the fight for GMO labeling is (possibly) over
Resilience - 4/17/2016.
By Kurt Cobb, Resource Insights - Ever since it became clear that Vermont's law for mandatory labeling of foods containing genetically engineered ingredients would actually go into force this summer, the big question has been how many food companies would choose to label their products and how many would choose simply not to sell in Vermont. There is a third choice which purveyor of canned fruits and vegetables, Del Monte Foods, announced recently. The company will eliminate all genetically engineered ingredients from its foods, obviating the need for special labeling.
Here Come the Unregulated GMOs
MIT Technology Review - 4/15/2016.
By Antonio Regalado - New foods like a mushroom altered with CRISPR gene editing are falling outside the purview of regulators.
French court hands symbolic win to GMO maize supporters
Reuters - 4/15/2016.
France's top administrative court overturned a 2014 ban on a type of genetically modified (GMO) maize in a symbolic victory for GMO supporters that will not allow such crops to be grown in France because of subsequent legislation reinforcing the ban. GMO crops are widely grown in the world but remain controversial in Europe and have been strongly opposed by France which has pointed to potential environmental risks.
Capital Area Technical Center in Augusta hosts first Maine Farm to School Cook-Off
Kennebec Journal - 4/14/2016.
By Jason Pafundi - The competition is part of the state's child nutrition projects to promote healthy meals in schools.
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