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MOFGA
PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
Fax: 207-568-4141
Email: mofga@mofga.org
Physical Address:
294 Crosby Brook Road
Unity, Maine

MOFGA is an Equal Opportunity organization, provider, and employer.


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Organic Orcharding Workshop:
Pruning Fruit Trees

Sat., March 10
Three locations:
• College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor
• Morning Glory Farm, Bethel
• MOFGA's Common Ground Education Center, Unity
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: $50; $35 for MOFGA members
Please bring your own bag lunch

Designed for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing backyard plantings to larger orchards. Learn to prune fruit trees to encourage vigorous growth, heavy fruit set, and quality fruit yield. Scionwood collection and storage will also be covered. Confirmation and directions will be sent a week prior to the start of the workshop. Please keep in mind that pre-registration and payment are required and this course fills up quickly!

 

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
House Bill Slashes Funding for Critical Farm Conservation Programs
Environmental Working Group - 4/19/2016.
Today (April 19) the House Appropriations Committee will mark up the $21 billion agriculture spending bill for fiscal year 2017, which proposes to slash a number of vital conservation programs.
50 Billionaires Receive $6.3 Million in Federal Farm Subsidies
EcoWatch - 4/19/2016.
By Robert Coleman, Environmental Working Group - Think federal farm subsidies only help out struggling family farmers? Think again. Fifty members of the Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans – banking tycoon David Rockefeller Sr., Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, stockbroker Charles Schwab and dozens of other billionaires – received at least $6.3 million in farm subsidies between 1995 and 2014, according to an Environmental Working Group (EWG) analysis.
Europe bans two endocrine-disrupting weedkillers
The Guardian [UK] - 4/19/2016.
By Arthur Neslen - The European commission has ordered a ground-breaking moratorium on two endocrine-disrupting weedkillers that have been linked to thyroid cancer, infertility, reproductive problems and foetal malformations. Use of Amitrole and Isoproturon will now be banned from 30 September across Europe, after an EU committee voted unanimously for the first ever ban on endocrine-disrupting herbicides.
USDA Sued for Corporate Hijack of Organic Industry Governing Board
The Cornucopia Institute - 4/19/2016.
The Cornucopia Institute has filed a lawsuit challenging the USDA’s appointment of non-farmers to positions reserved by Congress for organic farmers on the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB).
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