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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
GM foods neither safe nor needed, say genetic engineers
GM Watch - 5/19/2014.
Genetically modified crops and foods are neither safe nor necessary to feed the world, a new report by genetic engineers shows. The second edition of GMO Myths and Truths, co-authored by genetic engineers Dr John Fagan and Dr Michael Antoniou and researcher Claire Robinson, was released today as a free online download by the sustainability and science policy platform Earth Open Source.
U.S. Initiative on Hunger Aids Millions, Report Finds
The New York Times - 5/19/2014.
By Ron Nixon - Washington: An Obama administration program set up to reduce chronic hunger and poverty has contributed to rising incomes for farmers around the world and has helped save millions of people from starvation, according to a report released Monday by the United States Agency for International Development.
How to save the world’s bees before it’s too late
Salon - 5/17/2014.
By Lyndsay Abrams - The U.S. is failling to protect one of our most valuable resources, says biologist Dave Goulson.
MOFGA Saddened By MOOMilk Announcement - Hopeful For Future Of Organic Dairy
MOFGA Announcements - 5/16/2014.

While MOOMilk's announcement causes great concern for its dairy farmers in the short-term, MOFGA remains hopeful about the future of organic dairy in Maine, and is appreciative of the tireless efforts of all stakeholders to keep the company running for the past five years. MOFGA is encouraged by ongoing offers of support from other dairies such as Stonyfield, Organic Valley and Oakhurst.

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