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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
Budapest autumn: hollowing out democracy on the edge of Europe
The Guardian [UK] - 10/29/2014.
By Ian Traynor - Since the 90s, Eva Acs has overseen one of Europe’s biggest organic farms, earning international plaudits and coveted Swiss “bio-certificates” for pioneering work on a vast scale, covering 452 hectares (1,116 acres) of rolling fields, land that was leased from the Hungarian state. Last year, the government cancelled the contracts and sold all but nine hectares to oligarchs and businessmen, who ordered the destruction of the organic bounty. Three weeks ago, they dealt the final blow, spraying the area with glyphosate weedkiller and instantly terminating the farm’s organic status.
Small-Scale Dairy Farm Offers Valuable Lessons on Farming
Farm to Table Cycle - 10/29/2014.
By Glenn Charles - Great article and photos about MOFGA certified organic Hart-to-Hart Farm.
Follow the National Organic Standards Board Meeting in Louisville, KY
The Cornucopia Institute - 10/29/2014.
8:41 a.m. ET: Mac Stone, NOSB member from the certifier community, offers some opening remarks from his Kentucky perspective. He says because of the turmoil at the last meeting, he “uninvited” the KY state secretary of agriculture. He also uninvited Wendell Berry. Didn’t want them to get the wrong impression about organics.
Local GMO Fights Smash Records as Monsanto's Millions Bankroll Opposition
Common Dreams - 10/29/2014.
By Lauren McCauley - As voters in Oregon, California, Hawaii and Colorado prepare to weigh in on whether genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, should be banned or regulated in their states or communities, grassroots campaigns are being overwhelmed by millions that agrochemical and food industry titans are pouring in to defeat such measures. Monsanto alone spent roughly $14 million in various local races this election year.
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