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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Organic Farming:
Principles and Practice


Tuesday, May 24 and
Wednesday, May 25
MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity

Free for MOFGA apprentices (registration required); MOFGA members $75; all other registrants $100 per day or $150 for both days

This is a two-day immersion course (free for MOFGA apprentices) open to any participants interested in learning the fundamental principles and practices of organic farming.

Join specialists from MOFGA's Agricultural Services Department and a panel of organic farmers for a two-day introductory course in organic farming. Register for either or both days. Lunch will be provided.

More information

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Here Come the Unregulated GMOs
MIT Technology Review - 4/15/2016.
By Antonio Regalado - New foods like a mushroom altered with CRISPR gene editing are falling outside the purview of regulators.
French court hands symbolic win to GMO maize supporters
Reuters - 4/15/2016.
France's top administrative court overturned a 2014 ban on a type of genetically modified (GMO) maize in a symbolic victory for GMO supporters that will not allow such crops to be grown in France because of subsequent legislation reinforcing the ban. GMO crops are widely grown in the world but remain controversial in Europe and have been strongly opposed by France which has pointed to potential environmental risks.
Capital Area Technical Center in Augusta hosts first Maine Farm to School Cook-Off
Kennebec Journal - 4/14/2016.
By Jason Pafundi - The competition is part of the state's child nutrition projects to promote healthy meals in schools.
Monsanto GM Cotton Banned by Top African Producer of Crop
Bloomberg - 4/14/2016.
By Simon Gongo - Burkina Faso is phasing out the production of genetically modified cotton introduced by Monsanto Co., the world’s largest seed company, because growers are unhappy with the short length of its fiber.
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