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Organic Farming: Principles and Practices
March 18 and 25, 2015
Viles Arboretum, Augusta



Two-part course designed to provide farmers with a strong background in soils, weeds and pest management, enabling them to make good management decisions. Lectures by Eric Sideman, MOFGA's organic crop specialist. Guest lecturers, including local farmers, will also speak and join the discussion. Information and registration.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Feds approve GMO apple
Politico - 2/16/2015.
By Jenny Hopkinson - A new genetically modified apple that doesn’t brown when cut open or bruised finally has been cleared to be grown in the U.S.
Small farmers hold the key to seed diversity: researchers
Reuters - 2/16/2015.
By Chris Arsenault, Thomson Reuters Foundation - Up to 75 percent of the seeds needed to produce the world's diverse food crops are held by small farmers, researchers said following a review of international census data.
Drought Wins: USDA Declares 10 Western Counties as 'Primary Natural Disaster Areas'
Indian Country - 2/15/2015.
A whopping 10 counties in Arizona and New Mexico have been declared primary natural disaster areas by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), with about two dozen more contiguous counties also eligible for assistance.
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Upcoming MOFGA Events

March 6 - MOFGA’s Common Ground radio show

March 7 - MOFGA’s Spring Growth Conference: Farming in the Face of Climate Change

March 8 - Film presented by MOFGA’s Green Cemetery Committee

March 12 - Growing Tomatoes in a High Tunnel

March 14 - MOFGA’s Organic Orcharding Workshop: Pruning

March 14 - Growing Issues: Urban Agriculture

March 18 - Hancock County Grower Meeting

March 18 and 25 - Organic Farming: Principles and Practices

March 21 - 21st Annual Rural Living Day

March 21 - MOFGA’s Organic Orcharding Workshop: Renovating Old Trees

March 26 - Growing Issues: The Hidden World of Bees and Pollination

March 27 - Lincoln/Knox County Grower Meeting


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