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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
Inmates turned farmers
CentralMaine.com - 10/26/2014.
By Rachel Ohm - The first frost of the season had already arrived as inmates from the Kennebec County Correctional Facility worked under a gray sky one day in late September to harvest the last of the year’s potatoes.
GMO wheat mishaps foster skepticism of USDA
USA Today - 10/26/2014.
By Christopher Doering - The discovery of another unapproved variety of genetically modified wheat in Montana has increased pressure to tighten the regulation of biotech crops, a change that could cause havoc for farmers in Iowa and across the U.S. eager to get their hands on the newest varieties.
Humanity’s ticking time bomb: How the chemical age spun evolution out of control
Salon - 10/25/2014.
By Lindsay Abrams - Hey, creationists, wrap your minds around this: Not only is evolution definitely a thing, it’s happening all around us – and at an incredibly rapid pace. The growing threat of antibiotic resistance, the need for new genetically modified crops after our old herbicides stopped being so effective, the resurgence of bedbugs: these are all examples of what biochemical toxicologist Emily Monosson calls “evolution in the fast lane.”
Pro-GM labelling campaign hugely outspent in Colorado and Oregon ballot
The Guardian [UK] - 10/24/2014.
By Suzanne Goldenberg - Industry giants are spending more than $25m to defeat campaigns for mandatory GM food labelling in the two states, in the runup to next month’s vote.
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