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Spring Growth Conference

Organic Seedling Production

Saturday, March 3, 2018
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Common Ground Education Center, Unity, Maine
Schedule of presentations

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Chinese firm begins testing GMO corn seeds in U.S. greenhouse
Reuters - 12/15/2016.
By P.J. Huffstutter and Tom Polansek - A Chinese biotech seed firm has planted genetically modified corn seeds in the United States at a greenhouse designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the company said, an early step toward launching China's first GMO corn products in the United States.
Midcoast farmers donate box truck, supplies to Standing Rock’s Rosebud Camp
Bangor Daily News - 12/15/2016.
By Lauren Abbate - Monday’s snow may have prevented some travelers from getting where they needed to go, but not two farmers from the midcoast. Tom Berry of [MOFGA-certified organic] Dandelion Spring Farm in Newcastle and Annie Bayer of Buckwheat Blossom Farm in Wiscasset had a 2,000-mile road trip they needed to get started on.
2014 and 2015 Organic Certifier Data
USDA - 12/13/2016.

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) collected acreage and livestock data for years 2014 and 2015 from USDA-accredited organic certifying agents in the United States.

Pesticides stop bees buzzing and releasing pollen, says study
The Guardian [UK] - 12/13/2016.
By Damian Carrington - The world’s most widely used insecticides harm the ability of bees to vibrate flowers and shake out the pollen to fertilise crops, according to preliminary results from a new study.
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