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2018 Beginning Poultry

March 29
6 p.m., MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
$10 for MOFGA members, $15 for the general public

Thinking of adding some layer hens, broilers, ducks, or geese to your backyard this year? Join MOFGA's own Diane Schivera to learn all you need to know about starting your own flock. We'll cover housing, feed, and more.


Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Organic dairy farmers ‘weathering the storm’ as milk prices drop, production quotas set
Bangor Daily News - 9/23/2017.
By Lauren Abbate - When Paul Philbrick ceased operating his sawmill business, he was left with a barn and a need for a new profession. His younger brother – a dairy farmer – suggested he try his hand at raising a herd of organic dairy cows for milk production.
Chellie Pingree calls for improved inspections on organic imports
Bangor Daily News - 9/23/2017.
By Susan Sharon, Maine Public - Consumers in the U.S. are buying more organic products than ever before — organic food sales now make up more than 5 percent of the total market, and the industry continues to see record growth. But Democratic U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree of Maine’s 1st District is worried about what she said are inadequate standards and inspections by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for organic imports.
Indigenous people’s rights attorney urges unity, connectedness to others, Earth
Kennebec Journal - 9/23/2017.
By Amy Calder - Sherri Mitchell’s speech about supporting indigenous people’s rights and protecting the Earth was compelling, but it was the end of her talk that left many in the audience speechless and tearful.
Assumed safety of pesticide use is false, says top government scientist
The Guardian [UK] - 9/22/2017.
By Damian Carrington - The assumption by regulators around the world that it is safe to use pesticides at industrial scales across landscapes is false, according to a chief scientific adviser to the UK government.
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