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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
A challenge to scientific integrity: a critique of the critics of the GMO rat study conducted by Gilles-Eric Séralini et al. (2012)
Environmental Sciences Europe - 6/21/2015.
By Ulrich E. Loening - This paper reviews the many criticisms of the publication by Seralini et al (2012) which has led to so much controversy, was retracted and then republished in this journal.
First Listen: Neil Young + Promise Of The Real, 'The Monsanto Years'
National Public Radio - 6/21/2015.
By Tom Moon - A few songs into the latest set of ready-to-wear rants from Neil Young, there's a moment when the rock star shares a bit of the advice he gets as he goes about his daily life – from fans, possibly, or a manager, or maybe the barista in his coffee shop.
Pressure Growing on Whole Foods Market Over New Produce Labeling Scheme
The Cornucopia Institute - 6/21/2015.
More organic farmers and organizations sign on to a letter to John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods, asking for a moratorium on the grocer’s new produce rating system that disadvantages organic growers. The controversy publicly erupted last week with stories in the New York Times and on National Public Radio detailing organic farmer dissatisfaction with a rating system that can grade conventional produce grown with toxic agrichemicals as superior to organically grown fruits and vegetables.
What is the value of bees?
Environmental News Network - 6/21/2015.
By Steve Williams, Care2 - What are bees worth to our economy? A group of researchers have attempted to do the math, and the result shows exactly why we need to protect our pollinating bees but also why we can’t rely on economic worth alone to make our arguments for saving threatened species.
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