|‘Dannon Pledge’ includes sourcing milk from cows fed non-GMO|
Progressive Dairyman - 4/29/2016. By Dave Natzke - U.S. yogurt maker Dannon’s announcement it will move to eliminate milk produced by cows fed with genetically modified (GMO) crops in its flagship brands over the next three years isn’t sitting well with the organization representing a large share of U.S. dairy farmers.
|Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens plans major expansion|
Bangor Daily News - 4/28/2016. By Beth Brogan - A 22,000-square-foot glass conservatory, expanded gardens and year-round visitation are among the key features of a 20-year master plan that Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens hopes will launch in the fall of 2017.
|Organic Trade Association supports manure research|
The Packer - 4/28/2016. By Melissa Shipman - The Organic Trade Association has a plan to convince the Food and Drug Administration that a nine-month waiting period for growing areas after application of untreated biological soil amendments of animal origin, such as raw manure, would cause harm to organic growers.