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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
How To Grow Organic Weed: A Step-by-Step Guide
Green Rush Daily - 7/20/2017.
By Nick Lindsey - There are several reasons why people like to grow their own weed. One of the biggest is that when you grow your own bud, you know exactly what’s in it. Surprisingly, reports have found that even in legal dispensaries, there is a lot of weed that tested positive for pesticides and other potentially harmful contaminants. If you’re concerned about the purity of your cannabis, the best thing you can do is grow organic weed. This guide will walk you through all the steps you need for a successful harvest.
Organics: Ferreting Out the Fraudulent Few, While Demanding Higher Standards, Better Enforcement
Common Dreams - 7/20/2017.
By Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins - A recent series of articles by a Washington Post reporter could have some consumers questioning the value of the USDA organic seal. But are a few bad eggs representative of an entire industry?
Trump outlines deregulation agenda
Energy & Environment News - 7/20/2017.
By Arianna Skibell - The White House this morning released the new administration's first regulatory plan, a sweeping survey for all federal agency actions.
GOP Effort To Make Environmental Science 'Transparent' Worries Scientists
National Public Radio - 7/20/2017.
By Nell Greenfieldboyce - Groups that represent industries from farming to fracking are supporting a legislative push to rewrite how government handles science when drawing up regulations.
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