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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
Séralini saga continues as retracted GM study is republished in second journal
Food Navigator News - 6/24/2014.
By Nathan Gray - The long running controversy over the Séralini study linking Monsanto GM crops and herbicides to cancer took a fresh twist today as the widely criticised article was republished in a second journal.
The Next Generation of GM Crops Has Arrived—And So Has the Controversy
Wired - 6/24/2014.
By Brandon Keim - The first of a new generation of genetically modified crops [2,4-D-resistant crops] is poised to win government approval in the United States, igniting a controversy that may continue for years, and foreshadowing the future of genetically modified crops.
Organic farm in Benin, an example for Africa
News 24 (South Africa) - 6/24/2014.
With his pilgrim's staff and panama hat, Father Godfrey Nzamujo nips up and down the paths of Songhai, the organic farm he created nearly 30 years ago to fight poverty and rural migration in Africa.
French scientists revive assault on pesticide, GM corn
Channel News Asia (Singapore) - 6/24/2014.
French scientists who in 2012 wrote a contested study linking pesticide-treated, genetically-modified corn with cancer in lab rats returned to the attack on Tuesday, republishing their work online. [The scientists actually did not mention cancer in their publication, but toxicity.]
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