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Farm Labor Models in Practice:
Mentoring and Managing Staff for Your Farm's Success

March 22
Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

COST (includes lunch and hot beverages)
Free – current MOFGA Apprenticeship Host Farms
$20 – MOFGA members and certified organic growers
$30 – non-members

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Organic Grain Farmers Are Not Happy With All The Cheap Imported Corn
The Daily Caller - 2/21/2017.
By Thomas Phippen - The demand for organic crops in the U.S. is climbing, but American organic farmers are not necessarily reaping the benefits.
Colorado is Crafting a State Certification for Organic Weed
Merry Jane - 2/21/2017.
By Randy Robinson - “I only smoke organic” may be a phrase we hear a lot more in the near future, and it’ll likely be picked up in Colorado first.
It may be legal to grow marijuana in Maine, but it’s not easy to get gardening advice
Portland Press Herald - 2/19/2017.
By Tom Atwell - The Old Hippie from the 1985 Bellamy Brothers song will have an easier time tending his backyard marijuana now that it is legal in Maine. Legal to light up, that is. It’s not yet legal to buy it.
The best signs from the science rally in Boston
The Boston Globe - 2/19/2017.
Hundreds of scientists and supporters gathered Sunday in Boston’s Copley Square to rally for their work and against the perceived war on science by President Donald Trump.
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