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PO Box 170, Unity, Maine 04988
Phone: 207-568-4142
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Organic Orcharding Workshop:
Renovating Old Apple Trees

Sat., March 17
Three locations:
• Morning Glory Farm, Bethel
• Beech Hill Farm, Mount Desert
• Kermit S. Nickerson School, Swanville
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fee: $50; $35 for MOFGA members
Please bring your own bag lunch

Do you have any old trees on your land that you would like to bring back into production? Attend this workshop and learn to renovate and upkeep your heritage trees. Participants should dress appropriately and bring their pruners, loppers, saws and a bag lunch.

 

Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Tide Mill Organic Farm in Edmunds creates fine creamery products
The Working Waterfront - 6/23/2015.
By Leslie Bowman - Nice slide show of this MOFGA-certified organic farm.
UW-Madison receives endowment to support organic crop research
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 6/23/2015.
By Karen Herzog - University of Wisconsin-Madison has secured the nation's first endowed faculty chair focused on plant breeding for organic crops.
WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans
Reuters - 6/22/2015.
By Carey Gillam - A widely used farm chemical used as a key ingredient in a new herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences "possibly" causes cancer in humans, a World Health Organization research unit has determined.
Environmental, Farmer, and Consumer Groups Demand Higher Standards for Genetically Engineered (GE) Crop Regulations
Pesticides Action Network - 6/22/2015.
Washington, DC - Today, nearly 40 organizations and businesses, representing millions of consumer and farmer members across the country, submitted recommendations to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)’s regarding the agency’s potential changes to biotechnology regulations under the Plant Protection Act (PPA).
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