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  You are here:  PublicationsMaine Organic Farmer & GardenerSpring 19971996 MOF&G Index   
 The MOF&G Index: 1996 Minimize

Numbers refer to the issue and page number of The MOF&G.
1 = March/April/May; 2 = June/July/August; 3 = Sept./Oct./Nov.; 4 = Dec./Jan./Feb.

American Livestock Breeds Conservancy
   and Navajo Sheep Project award 4/12
   and education programs 4/12
Angelica 2/36
Apples
   industry considers varieties of 2/8
   tasting and fruit show 3/7, 4/6
Bat houses 2/34
Bees (see also Talking About Bees)
   yellow jackets 2/19
Bay (the herb) 4/39
Beta-Carotene
   and cancer research 2/31
   as a nutritional supplement 1/38
Bicycle
   produce delivery by 2/7
   to the fair 2/41
Biotech Commission
   makes report 2/10
   executive summary 2/10
Biotechnology
   and herbicide resistant weeds 3/7
   and tomatoes 2/17
   and transgenic foods 3/7
Birdsall, Paul and Molly 3/12
Bliley Food Safety Bill 3/6
Board of Pesticides Control
   adopts final pesticide storage rules 3/9
   approves licensing changes 3/9
   approves strawberry exemption petition 3/9
   consent agreements 1/8, 3/8, 4/8
   and hexazinone regulations 1/9, 2/11
   and Home Quarters enforcement 3/8
   and Marden’s licensing 2/12, 3/8
   meeting coverage 1/8, 1/9,2/11, 3/8-9, 4/8
   public hearing 2/11, 2/12
   rejects aerial spay ban 1/8
   rejects BPC staff’s hexazinone proposal 3/8
   reviews Hexazinone State Management Plan 1/8
   and Robert Morris 4/8
   and spray drift management plan 3/8
   and spray drift regulations 2/12
   spray drift report phone number 4/8
   and spray drift victims 4/8
   and unlicensed landscape businesses 2/12
Bovine Growth Hormone
   and Dennis Vacco 1/6
   and health problems in cows 2/6
   labeling in Vermont 4/11
   sales down 4/11
   use in Maine 2/6
Baskets, Native American 4/15
Brassicas, for grazing 4/40
Brown ash 4/15
Brown, Sam 3/39
Burdock 1/29
Buell, Liz, remembering 2/45, 3/15
Cabbage, for winter storage 1/2
Calendula 4/36
Camp garden, at Camp Tanglewood 3/5
Cattle gallstones 3/5
Certified wood 1/11
Chicken Feed, making your own 4/28
China
   meat consumption in 2/8
   trade and New England agriculture 1/2
Chlorine free paper 2/9
Christmas trees, no spray 2/34
Clean food movement 2/8
Clearcutting ban
   MOFGA board endorses 2/9
   opposition to 3/4
   talks on 3/26
Cochran, Newt, remembered 4/41
Codling moth, nematodes for control of 1/35
Common Ground Fair
   admission to 3/17
   area coordinators 3/33
   bicycling to 2/42
   children’s area 3/21
   Common Kitchen 3/33
   composting at 3/18
   costume/coloring book 2/42
   crafts area 3/23
   dessert competition guidelines 3/24
   directory of participants 3/34-35
   educational opportunity of 4/4
   entertainment 2/41, 3/19
   exhibition hall rules 2/41, 3/23; winners 4/42
   farmer’s market vendors listed 3/25
   farrier contest 3/22
   flash fiction at 2/41
   fiddle contest 3/22
   fleece show winners 4/44
   Greening of Technology 3/25
   homebrewing competition 3/22; winners 4/42
   home winemaking 3/22; winners 4/42
   horse show
     draft 3/31
     standardbred class list 3/31
   livestock 3/31; winners 4/42
   manure pitch-off winners(1995) 1/43
   Native American area 3/31
   new areas 2/42
   ox demonstrator, outstanding 4/41
   poster, winning (1996) 2/41; wins award 3/26
   poster competition rules (for 1997) 2/42
   poultry show winners 4/44
   public policy teach-in 3/26
   schedule of events 3/27-30
   volunteers 1/43, 3/33; thanks to all 4/41
   whole life tent 3/32
   wins composting award 3/26
   wish list 2/42
   Youth Enterprise Zone 1/43, 3/32
Common Ground Fair permanent site 1/44, 2/1, 3/50, 4/43
   raffle quilt for 2/45, 3/26
Common Ground Fair turns 20 3/10
Community supported agriculture 1/20
   numbers growing 2/7
Compost
   an easy bin for 3/36
   and grass clippings 1/15
   and landfill yard waste 1/14
   and lime 1/15, 2/2, 2/4, 4/4
   Maine team 4/23
   methods 1/14
   municipal 4/20
   projects in Berwick, Camden 4/22
   watery extract in disease control 1/21, 1/30
Composters, Maine 4/23
Corn, miniature 4/32
Cranberries
   Bog and Beach Day 3/5
   commercial production 1/17
   growing 4/32
Cuba
   MOFGA co-sponsored study tour of 1/5, 3/53
   and sustainable agriculture
Daffodils, naturalizing 4/29
Dairy herds, and grass tetany 2/23
Damping off, preventing 1/10
Dandelions 4/13
Daytripping in Maine
   listings wanted 1/2
   listing 1996 2/24-26
Deer, and fish line 4/40
Dental sealants, and xenoestrogens 2/31
Diazinon, in California water 1/9
Dietary supplements 1/38
Dioxin
   as endocrine disrupter 4/24
   in Maine 4/25
Douglass, Rudd 1/23
Earthworms 1/12
Editorials
   A Deluge of Plastic 2/4
   A Growing Circle of Friends 1/3
   A Land Grant Dream 1/4
   Apologies and Good-byes 4/4
   Love Your Garden, Love the Earth 4/3
   Maine Should Legalize Industrial Hemp Now 2/3
   Negative Externalities, Indeed 4/3
   Observation on Transgenic Induced BT Resistance 2/6
   Putting Libby’s Law Into Action 3/4
   She Liked Skunks 1/3
   What Kind of Farms Do We Want? 2/3
   What’s Important? 4/5
Education
   ecological horticulture apprenticeships 1/23
   MDA scholarships available 2/9
Eggs, a solution to pecking of 4/33
Endocrine disrupters teach-in 4/24
Farm Bill passes 2/8
Farm Profiles
   Darthia Farm 3/12
   Horsepower Farm 3/12
   Kelmscott Farm 2/13
   Mooar Hill Farm 1/1
   Steadfast Farm 3/38
Farmer’s markets, increasing 4/6
FIAN International 4/11
Flame-killing foliage
   in pest control 1/21
   in weed control 1/20
Flea beetles 4/26
Flowers
   edible 2/18
  marketing tips 2/18
Food coops, and local agriculture 3/46
Food-Health-Nutrition
   macrobiotics in practice 2/38
   food coops 3/46
   raw or cooked: how to heal 4/38
   what I’ve learned as a student of nutrition 1/38
Food Quality Protection Act, praised, criticized 3/6, 4/2,4 &10
Food Security 4/11
Forestry, low impact 3/38
Fruit trees
   control of black knot in 2/17
   control of codling moth in 1/35
Garlic, post-harvest trimming of 4/35
Gerritsen, Jim and Megan 1/21
Goranson, Jan 1/20
Gourds, preserving 4/35
Green manures, crop rotations with 2/32
Greenhouse
   culture at Mooar Hill 1/1
   pest hotline 2/9
   pests in spring 2/28
Greens
   growing a variety 3/36
   washing 1/18
Groundhogs, a practical solution 2/19
Grow Your Own
   cranberries 4/32
   highbush blueberries 1/32
   saving carrot seeds 3/41
   saving tomato and bean seeds 2/29
Growing With Nature
   bio-controls fresh? 1/35
   the eggplant: a living insectary 4/33
   little worms,big attitudes 2/33
   identifying pests, controlling whiteflies 4/33
Growing for the needy 1/5
Gussaw, Joan 2/27
Hammond, Gordon 1/14
Hancock growers 3/12
Harvest Kitchen
   foods from Farmer to Farmer Conference 1/39
   peppers 4/35
   recipes from rural life 3/45
   salads 2/37
Hemp, industrial 2/3, 3/4
Herbs (also see individual herbs)
   culinary, commercial production of 2/18
   medicinal, at Johnny’s 1/6
   medicinal, growing 1/17, 4/27
Hexazinone
   final licensing rule for 2/11
   licensing proposal opposed by BPC staff 3/8
   management plan reviewed 1/8
   new regulations for 1/9, 2/11
Holistic resource management 1/3, 1/19
Honey (also see Talking About Bees)
   1996 crop report 4/34
Horses, and hot water in winter 2/17
IFOAM 1/33, 1/34
Index, 1995 1/42
Johanson, Rob 1/20
Kausen, Brad, remembering 1/44
Lady beetles 1/35, 4/29
Landscaping
   natural 2/5
   edible 3/36
Liquid fish preparation 1/45
Locally grown foods
   chefs support 1/7
   discussed at NOFA 2/7
   on FAX exchange 4/6
   and food coops 3/46
   vs. trucked in, energy comparison 2/5
Mail order
   MOFGA business and 1/26
   potatoes 1/21
Maine Agriculture in the Classroom 1/5
Maine Compost Team 4/23
Maine Seed Savers Network
   annual meeting 1/5
   at Common Ground 4/42
Malnutrition, in the third world 1/38
Marketing produce
   at Common Ground 3/37
   by bicycle 2/7
   cooperative 2/27
   local directory 2/28
   mail order 1/26
   market display 1/18
   pricing 1/19
   tips 4/33
   to restaurants 2/2
McLaughlin Garden Preservation Committee 3/6
Media relations and growers 4/19
Metcalfe, Robyn and Robert 2/13
Meetings, Conferences, Festivals
   Apple tasting and Fruit Show 3/7
   Farmer to Farmer 1995 1/18-23; 2/27
   Farmer To Farmer 1996 3/50, 4/45
   Maine Agricultural Leadership Institute 4/6
   Maine Agricultural Trades Show 1996 1/16; 1997 4/45
   Maine Garden Day 1/6
   Maine Seed Savers Network 1/5
   Maine’s 9th Annual Beef Conference 4/7
   Ohio Organic Farm Conference 1/7
MOFGA
   anniversary 4/1
   certified growers listed 2/43, 3/51
   donors 4/43
   mail order 1/27
   saves drift management plan 3/8
   submits aerial application proposals to BPC 3/9
Monsanto, and rBGH 2/6
Morris Farm 2/8
Nearing, Helen, a tribute to 3/14
Nematodes 2/33
   in controlling codling moth 1/35
New England Grassroots Environmental Fund 4/6
New Farm, The, status update 2/9
Noah’s Ark Today 4/12
Nicotine 1/34
Organic Farmer/Gardener of the Year, nominations wanted 3/53
Organic feeds 3/5
Organic Trade Association Winners 1/7
On the internet, organic agriculture 1/33
Paigen, Beverly, on Dioxin 4/24
Parsley 3/43
Pasteurization, of beef carcasses 4/40
Pee
   and butterflies 4/29
   and groundhogs 2/19
Pesticide Issues
   botanical pesticides not always safe 1/34
   environmental estrogens 2/30
Pesticide spray schedule, general 1/8
Pesticides (see also individual pesticide listings and Pesticide Issues)
   agricultural, as cancer-causing agents 1/3
   in the Dominican Republic 4/9
   as endocrine disrupters 4/24-25
   and estrogenic effects 2/30, 3/7, 4/10
   and the Food Quality Protection Act 4/10
   and immunity 3/7
   inert ingredients of 4/9
   linked with breast cancer 2/30
   and migratory bird deaths 4/6
   on imported flowers, produce 4/9
   PAN dirty dozen 4/20
Pesticide use survey 2/5
Pigs, Gloucester Old Spots 2/14
Plastic, use in agriculture questioned 2/4
Plissey,Ed 1/22
Poems
   2020 … count ‘em! 4/27
   Compost 1/15
   For Mrs. Chapman 1/3
   Harvest 4/27
   Late snow 1/7
   Ode To manure 1/29
   Summer Flowers 2/28
   We Came To This Land 2/23
Pond, small, making 1/25
Post-harvest vegetables
   temperature and washing 1/18
Potatoes
   fertilizing 1/23
   growing organically 1/21, 2/21
   and late blight 1/21
   and late blight rule 3/9
   new 1/22, 1/23
   transgenic induced Bt resistance and 2/6
   at Wood Prairie Farm 2/21
Poultry, and fluorescent bulbs 1/29
Pyrethrum 1/34
RFD Maine 3/26
rBST, rBGH (see Bovine Growth Hormone)
Rare breeds 4/12
   at Kelmscott Farm 2/13
Recipe Index
   Better Hummus and Garden’s Tabouli 3/45
   Carrot Yoghurt Salad 1/39
   Chicken or Turkey Soup 2/35
   Chicken, tarragon, with asparagus 2/35
   Cider jelly 3/45
   Classic Boston Baked Beans 4/39
   Dressings
     Almond ginger 2/37
     Cole slaw 2/35
     Feta-Garlic 2/37
     Green Herb 2/37
     Honey Lime 2/37
     Hot and Spicy Vinaigrette 2/37
     Nonfat gazpacho 2/37
     Parsley 2/37
   Maple Corn Bread 1/39
   Mediterranean Lamb Kebabs 1/37
   My Dad’s Easy Half-Sour Pickles 4/37
   Raspberry almond torte cookies 3/45
   Red Kidney Bean Pate 1/39
   Roasted Pepper, Garlic and Basil Salad 4/39
   Roasted Squash with Fruited Couscous 4/39
   Roasted Vegetable Pizza 1/37
   Roasted Vegetable Salad 1/37
   Quick and Fiery Parsley Chutney 3/43
   Salsa Verde 3/43
   Shrimp with Persillade 3/43
   Szechuan Green Beans 3/45
   Spicy Black Bean Soup 1/39
   Taboulleh 3/43
   Tarragon Vinegar 2/35
   Tuscan Meatloaf 1/37
   White Bean And Celery Soup 4/37
   Wild and Weedy Quiche 4/13
   Winter Beef Stew 4/37
   Winter Squash Pudding 1/39
   Winter Squash Souffle 3/45
Research, on farm 4/29
   grants for 4/31
Research Update
   crop rotations using green manures 2/32
   watery compost extract 1/30
Reviews
   Books
     57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment 2/39
     Cowkind 4/40
     Ecology, Economics, and Management of Potato Cropping systems, The 4/40
     Eye of Newt 3/49
     Food and Wine Online 1/40
     For a Handful of Feathers 1/41
     Forgotten Pollinators, The 3/48
     Garden Seed Inventory 2/39
     Herbal Breads, Herbal Soups, Herbal Salads, Herbal Sweets 4/37
     How To Grow More Vegetables 2/40
     Kitchen Garden Cookbook, The 4/39
     Mushrooms, Poison and Panaceas 1/41
     New Organic Grower, The, 2nd edition 2/40
     Opening Our Wild Hearts to the Healing Herbs 3/48
     Practical Photovoltaics 1/41
     Return to Resistance 2/39; discussion 4/2
     Self-Sufficiency Gardening 1/40
     Step-by-Step Gardening Techniques Illustrated 2/40
     Under the Feet of Jesus 1/40
     Vegetarian Times Complete Cookbook 4/39
   Publications
     IATP Chlorine Monitor 4/40
Rhubarb 1/29
Rosemary
   medicinal marvel 1/36
   Queen of Cuisine 1/37
Rotenone 1/34
Ryania 1/34
Saad, Melissa, in memory of 4/44
Sabadilla 1/34
Sader, Kris 1/15
Salmonella, in sprouts, lettuce 2/8
Scientific Certification Systems (see Certified Wood)
Scionwood exchange 1/5
Seed Saving (also see Maine Seed Savers Network)
   carrot 3/41
   and cultivar diversity 3/36
   tomato and bean 2/29
Seedlings
   and bottom heat 2/28
   germination room for 2/35
   soil mixes for 1/10
Seeds
   from Garden City Seeds 1/29
   open pollinated favorites 2/2
Seekins, Bill 1/15
Seven Islands Land Company 1/11
Sheep
   breeds for handspinning 2/4
   Cotswold 2/15
   Navajo-Churro 4/12
   and wool production 1/17
Skunk odor removal 2/17
Smart wood program (see Certified Wood)
Snell, Ramona and John 1/19
Soil
   new test offered 2/9
   evaluating 3/40
Soil mixes, for germination, potting 1/10
Sommaripa, Eva 2/18
Songs
   Good Soil 1/4
Squash, on bittersweet vines 1/45
Sudangrass 1/21
Sustainable agriculture
   course at UMO 1/23
   in Cuba 1/23
Talking About Bees
   at odds with nature 4/34
   solitary bees 3/42
   spring pollination 1/31
   swarms away 2/34
Tarragon 2/35
Tetany 2/23
Thayer, Bill and Cindy 3/12
Tips from certification standards 1/45
Tisher, Sharon, on biotech commission report 2/10
Tomatoes
   basket weave trellis system 1/18
   current research 2/16
Volunteer Profiles
  Dorr, Carol 4/46
  Doten, Debbie 2/46
  Dudley, Nancy 1/46
  Reynolds, the family 3/54
Weather, changes in 1/16
Weeding
  boiling water and 4/29
   flame makes a comeback 1/21
Welliver, Neil
  limited edition print by 1/4
Yarrow 3/44


  

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