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Winter Regional Growers Meetings Scheduled for February 2019

You’re Invited! Winter Regional Grower Meetings – Four Locations in Maine Southern Maine: February 14th, York County Extension Office, Springvale, ME Maine Highlands: February 16, Sangerville Grange, ME Downeast: February 27th, Ellsworth City Hall, Ellsworth, ME Aroostook County: February 28th, Littleton Snowmobile Club, Littleton, ME Approximate  Read More »

NOP Issues Final Amendment to National List

On December 26, 2018, the NOP published a final rule that amends the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances. Please see below for a brief summary, and contact your Certification Specialist for more information or if you have questions. IMPLEMENTATION: The rule will be fully implemented on January  Read More »

MOFGA Notes Mixed Results with the 2018 Farm Bill

Wins on funding for organic certification, research, new farmers and import enforcement shadowed by changes to the National Organic Standards Board. December 12, 2018 (Unity, ME) – The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) generally is pleased with the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act  Read More »

MOFGA Certification Services 2017 Year in Review

MOFGA Certification Services (MCS) continued to see steady growth in 2017. We certified 49 new applicants, bringing our year-end total of MOFGA-certified operations to 536 and over 88,000 acres. This is an amazing achievement in a state our size, and much of the success of  Read More »