|You no longer have to be a farmer to play a role in Maine’s local food scene|
Bangor Daily News - 3/6/2017. By Lauren Abbate - When Mike and Christa Bahner, of Bahner Farm in Belmont, had a hoop house collapse under the weight of snow a couple of winters ago, the couple didn’t have time to go through the red tape process of getting a traditional bank loan to fund the replacement.
|Nitrogen pollution slows down forest decomposers|
Mongabay - 3/6/2017. Shreya Dasgupta - Excess nitrogen from air pollution slows down decomposition of plant matter by soil fungi, which in turn reduces the amount of nutrients available to plants for their growth, researchers report in the study published in Ecology.