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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
Proposed bill demands mandatory GMO labeling in R.I.
The Brown Daily Herald - 1/29/2015.
By Alon Galor - Legislation introduced Jan. 15 would require genetically engineered products in Rhode Island to be clearly labeled “produced with genetic engineering,” and would also specify what the term “genetically engineered product” – which has multiple definitions – would mean in the state.
Jim Gerritsen Interview
PRX - 1/29/2015.
What is the full cost of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the patenting of life forms? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with organic farmer, Jim Gerritsen, who with his family operates Wood Prairie Farm in Bridgewater, Maine.
GMO Free USA finds GMOs and glyphosate in Kellogg’s Froot Loops
GM Watch - 1/29/2015.
GMO Free USA today published the results of independent lab testing which documented that Kellogg’s Froot Loops cereal contains high levels of insecticide-producing genetically engineered corn that is regulated by the EPA.
Lance Farmstrong
Modern Farmer - 1/28/2015.
Farming is a workout – except for the long hours spent on a tractor. It’s a problem Tim Cooke has solved with his bicycle/tractor hybrid. His Culticycle combines a bicycle’s pedals, seat, handlebar and chain with ATV tires on the back and lawn tractor parts in the frame. He says it can till, seed and do all the work of a small tractor – giving you a taxing but manageable workout in the process.
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