|What’s wrong with “climate smart” agriculture?|
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy - 9/30/2015. By Ben Lilliston - One year after it was launched at the UN Climate Summit in New York, the controversial Global Alliance for Climate Smart Agriculture (GACSA) is at the center of an emerging international debate.
|MOFGA, KVCOG get grants that may create up to 71 jobs|
Kennebec Journal - 9/30/2015. The USDA has awarded four Maine organizations a total of $275,000 through the Rural Business Development Grant program. MOFGA, based in Unity, is getting $98,950 to "assist with organic grower business consultation services, organic farming workshops and professional training, and third-party loans for non-production purposes from an organic farmers' revolving loan fund." The project has the potential to create 50 jobs, the USDA said.