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Conservation Farm Tour

Cover Crops in Durham
Wednesday, June 29, 5 p.m.
New Leaf Farm, 496 Davis Road, Durham, Maine
Free

Hosted by Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District, MOFGA and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. Dave Colson, MOFGA's agricultural services director, will lead a tour of a cover crop demonstration planted at New Leaf Farm. Learn about cover crops and their pros and cons. Information will be available on programs to help with crop rotation on your farm. FMI and to register: Jocelyn Lahey, 207-753-9400 x 404 or
jlahey@maineconservationdistricts.com.

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Scientists Hope to Cultivate an Immune System for Crops
The New York Times - 6/16/2016.
By Carl Zimmer - The world’s crops face a vast army of enemies, from fungi to bacteria to parasitic animals. Farmers have deployed pesticides to protect their plants, but diseases continue to ruin a sizable portion of our food supply.
New rules to regulate Europe's hormone-disrupting chemicals
The Guardian [UK] - 6/16/2016.
By Arthur Nelsen - The European commission has launched the world’s first system for classifying and banning endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), against a barrage of criticism from scientists, NGOs, industry and consumer groups.
It’s time to stand up for consumers’ right to know what’s in their food
Bangor Daily News - 6/16/2016.
By Brian Langley and Michelle Dunphy - Congress has only a few days left to pass a GMO labeling bill through the Senate and House before Vermont’s mandatory labeling law takes effect July 1. And while Maine, Vermont and Connecticut have clearly spoken on the issue, there is still discussion in Washington around developing a “compromise” piece of legislation that would pre-empt existing bills in those states.
Cultivating the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers
USDA - 6/15/2016.
According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service’s most recent Ag Census data, the number of young people entering farming continues to decline, but the number of new farmers and ranchers over the age of 35 is on the rise, as is the number of smaller farms and ranches nationwide. Ensuring there will be a new generation of beginning farmers and ranchers – regardless of age or production choice – is important to the future of U.S. agricultural production.
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