|MOFGA Common Ground Fair: Coverage Begins|
Portland Press Herald - 9/16/2013. By Sharon Kitchens, The Root - The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association Common Ground Country Fair is just about here. The 2013 fair will run from September 20 to 22 and The Root will be posting on it all this week and from the fair this weekend.
|Organic growers encouraged to grow their own seed|
Capital Press - 9/16/2013. By Sean Ellis - Workshops being held in Idaho, Oregon and Washington are encouraging organic farmers to grow their own seed. The workshops cover the challenges and benefits organic producers face when growing their own seed.
|TV ads launched in fight over food labeling|
The Seattle Times - 9/16/2013. By Phuong Le - Both sides are intensifying their fight over a statewide initiative that mandates the labeling of genetically engineered foods, rolling out the first television ads Monday in a campaign expected to cost millions of dollars.
|USDA weighing what to do in case of GMO alfalfa|
Reuters - 9/16/2013. By Carey Gillam - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is evaluating whether or not to take action in the case of a Washington state farmer whose alfalfa crop was contaminated with a genetically modified trait that some export customers will not accept, a spokesman said on Monday.