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2018 Beginning Poultry

March 29
6 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
$10 for MOFGA members, $15 for the general public

Thinking of adding some layer hens, broilers, ducks, or geese to your backyard this year? Join MOFGA's own Diane Schivera to learn all you need to know about starting your own flock. We'll cover housing, feed, and more.


Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Imported Pork Recall Highlights Failures of Food Import Inspections
Food & Water Watch - 1/20/2015.
Following news of the USDA’s recent decision to recall nearly 170,000 pounds of imported pork products overlooked for inspection, Food & Water Watch today urged the Obama administration to reject any trade programs that would expedite food imports from other nations.
Seedy Business: What Big Food is Hiding with Its Slick PR Campaign on GMOs
U.S. Right to Know - 1/20/2015.
By Gary Ruskin - U.S. Right to Know – a new nonprofit organization – released a new report today on Big Food’s PR campaign to defend GMOs: how it manipulated the media, public opinion and politics with sleazy tactics, bought science and PR spin.
US farmers are switching to non-GMO crops and feed
GM Watch - 1/19/2015.
Reports have reached GMWatch that US grain farmers are choosing to grow non-GMO crops because of the “many failures” with GMOs. Farmers are asking, “Why pay 30 to 60 dollars more for traits that don't work?" – namely insect resistance and herbicide tolerance, which have led to insect-resistant pests and herbicide-resistant superweeds.
Mass Die-Offs of Birds and Fish Increasing In Frequency and Magnitude: Study
Common Dreams - 1/19/2015.
By Sarah Lazare - Mass die-offs of birds, fish, and marine invertebrates have grown increasingly frequent and severe, hiking at a rate of approximately one major mortality event per year over the past seven decades, according to a new study published by Yale, UC Berkeley, and University of San Diego researchers.
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