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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
Dairies Are Awash in Organic Milk as Consumers Jump to Alternatives
The Wall Street Journal - 1/3/2018.
By Heather Haddon and Benjamin Parkin - Companies that invested in producing organic milk are cutting capacity or looking to turn it into cheese or other products.
Fighting "Fake News" About Organic Food
Public News Service - 1/2/2018.
By Trimmel Gomes - As if dredged out of the pages of the tobacco industry's marketing playbook, an investigative journalist and author says there's a robust campaign underway to downplay the benefits of organic agriculture.
Dairy Farmers Experiencing An Organic Milk Surplus As Sales of Almond, Soy Milk Rise
Fortune - 1/2/2018.
By Grace Donnelly - After responding to increased demand from consumers, dairy farmers have now found themselves with a surplus of organic milk. Shoppers have been opting for plant-based alternatives like almond milk more often than organic cow’s milk, leaving the industry with more of the very perishable organic product than retailers can sell.
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