Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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Organic farmers face special challenges
Western Farm Press
Participants in an organic farming conference at Fresno State University watched as bugs were vacuumed out of a research plot and heard about plans for the University of California to certify it first organic acreage at one of its field stations.
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Earth Day Invitation for All Organic Farmers & Natural Product, Vendors to ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
In honor of Earth Day, Collé Farmers Market Community, the first online directory of organic farmers and virtual farmers market, ( will begin accepting applications from organic farmers and natural product vendors ...
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Organic farmer gets you growing at Seaside Library
Coast Weekend
SEASIDE - The Seaside Public Library will host organic farmer Teresa Retzlaff at 1 pm Saturday, April 28, as she speaks about growing edibles on the North Coast. The event will take place in the Community Room and refreshments will be served.
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Do EU organic rules for wine leave glass half empty?
Reaction from Italy, Europe's second-biggest grower of organic grapes after Spain, was mixed: with cheers from the agriculture ministry and scepticism from farmers who put a lot of effort and funds into making chemicals-free wine.
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Organic Valley Farmer-Owners Receive Vermont's Highest Milk Quality Award
PerishableNews (press release)
by Organic Valley La Farge, Wis. - Organic Valley, the nation's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, announced today that Vermont farmer-owners Taylor and Nick Meyer of North Hardwick Dairy in Caledonia County received ...
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Farm-stays: There's more lying in than mucking out
The Independent
Two sources of information for volunteer placements are World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms ( and Help Exchange (, but there are plenty of independent projects that also take volunteers. The Magdalen Project (01460 30144; ...
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Support For Organic Teach...
Chuck and Louanna Eggert, WSU college alumni and founders of Pacific Natural Foods, have generously donated $5 million to Washington State University to expand the university's organic farm from four acres to nearly thirty.
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Jersey farmer wants support from government
BBC News
Steve Carter, who runs Farm Fresh Organics in St Lawrence, said there was less support from the States than in the past. He said there used to be schemes which encouraged farmers to grow organically. Environment Minister Deputy Rob Duhamel said more ...
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