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MOF&G Cover Spring 1999

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“Agricultural Biotechnology: Risky Business”
   at Common Ground Fair 4/8
   on tape 4/9
Alternative fibers for paper 2/30
American Chestnut Foundation 2/8
Antibiotics in animal feed 2/6
Aphid predatory midge 1/36
Asparagus, weeding tips 4/37
Astragalus 4/37
ATTRA, 3/6
   info packet online 4/2
Beans, dry, growing 1/27
Bees, native 1/16
   plants for 1/17
   sources for 1/17
Belding, Sue, and Mofga exhibit 1/6
   wins Lyle Littlefield award 2/5
Biodevastation Declaration 4/9
Biotechnology 3/24, 4/8-9
   and world’s food problem 3/9
Blessed Maine Herb Co., in National Green Pages 1/7
Board of Pesticides Control
   and 1997 Report of Pesticide Sales and Use 4/11
   approves Velpar application 3/10
   and Brunswick’s Modern Pest Control consent agreement 2/11
   and chlorine dioxide on potatoes 4/10
   considers indoor pesticide standards 4/10
   discusses Brown Tail moth spray applications 3/11
   and DOT crew violations 3/10
   emergency registration 3/11
   and the FQPA 2/11
   and hexazinone groundwater sampling 1/32
   and Lawn Mark consent agreement 2/11
   Lewis elected chairman 4/11
   and Maine fish kills 2/11,3/10
   meeting coverage 1/10, 2/10, 3/9, 4/10
   nixes genetically engineered corn 1/10
   and pesticide notification registry 1/10, 2/10, 3/9, 4/10
   and Popp consent agreement 4/11
   and strategic plan 2/11
   tables request for pesticide-free zone 3/11
   and Timberland Enterprises consent agreement 3/10
   and Wal-Mart consent agreement 2/11
Bonsai 1/18
Brassica cover crops 1/33
Brinton, Will 1/22
Burdet, Rene, Thank You! 4/46
Calendar 1/46, 2/46, 3/62, 4/46
Cancer, and dioxin, PCBs 4/13
Cereal grains, grown in rotation 2/28
CET 2/9
Chervil 3/50
Chestnuts, blight resistant 2/5
Chicken coop closure, automated 4/26
Chives 2/38
Chlorine dioxide, on storage potatoes 4/10
Christmas trees, growing organically
   Part 1 2/20
   Part II 3/43
   Part III 4/30
Codling moth, sprinkling for control 1/36
Common Ground Fair
   booth space for 1999 fair 4/43
   contests 3/25
   contest winners 4/42-44
   demonstrations, exhibits, films 3/21-23
   directory of fair participants 3/35
   donations to the Common Kitchen 4/44
   entertainment 3/17-18
   exhibition hall schedule 3/25
   farmers at 3/19
   food at 3/27
   getting there and getting in 3/29
   Hirschberg, Gary 3/16
   inside the fairgrounds 3/30
   keynote address 3/16
   manure pitch-off 3/25
   map of fairgrounds 3/32
   MOFGA booth 3/30
   nursing mothers 3/30
   pedal to 3/29
   picnic tables needed for 4/4
   political activism at 3/24
   poster winner 2/2
   poultry show results (1997) 1/44
   public policy teach-in at 4/9
   recycling at 3/16
   schedule of events 3/31-34
   summer interns 3/15
   thanks to advance ticket outlets 4/44
   thanks to kitchen donors (1997) 1/44
   traffic at 4/45
   Unity site plan 3/12
   valet bike parking at 4/42
   volunteer coordinators 3/15
   volunteers needed 1/44
   volunteers, thanks to 4/42
   welcome to 3/14
   young people at 3/26-27
Community Service Project 4/5
Corn, transplanting 1/22
Cows, organic
   at Nezinscot Farm 3/38
Cranberries, pesticide residue levels on 4/11
Dairies, organic 3/38
   in Vermont 4/12
Daytripping in Maine
   listings wanted 1/4
   listings 1998 2/24
Deal, Debbie 1/24
Diet
   plant rich 4/22
   and obesity 1/35
Dioxins, and Monsanto 4/13
Editorials
   The Big Green Dream Comes True 3/14
   Comments needed on National Rules for Organic Production 1/4
   Celebration and Vigilance 3/4
   E.Coli and the Age of Antibiotics 4/4
   Factory Farms Are Not Appropriate 1/2
   The Fiber-Grain-Legume Connection 2/3
   Food with Face and More 2/3
   Living, Nourishing and Leaving the Web of Life 4/3
   Pesticide Notification Registry 2/4
   Support Organic; Support Biodiversity 3/5
   Trust 1/3
   What Just Happened? 4/4
   Winter of Our Content 1/3
   Your Own Power 1/3
Education
   organic inspector training J/5
   beekeeper’s classes 1/6
Emery, Carla 2/16
Factory farms 1/2, 2/6
Farm Profiles
   F&A Farm 1/11
   Nezinscot Farm 3/38
   Sand Hill Farm 2/12
   Sausalito Springs 1/14
Farmer Cooperative Genome Project 4/7
Farmer to Farmer 1997
   Compost Quality 1/22
   Growing Organic Herbs 1/20
   Vermont Grass Farmers Association 2/14
Farmer to Farmer 1998, dates for 3/61
Felt garden plan 2/18
First aid for farmers 4/22
Food - Health - Nutrition
   Take a Walk, Eat a Potato, Fight Obesity 1/35
Forest Ecology Network 1/29
Food safety resources 3/7
Forestry, low-impact 1/28
Frogs, harmed by pesticides 4/8
Garden season, extending 3/49
Gardening with children 2/18
Genetic engineering, 1/9
   and FDA suit 3/8
   and Green conference 2/9
   in the food system: what you can do 4/10
   and ladybug fecundity 1/9
   and Monsanto 4/15
   and pesticide resistance 1/8
   and U.N Codex Alimentarius Commission 3/8
Graeger, Jamie 1/11
Grants
   Northeast SARE 4/6
   OFRF applications 2/8
Grapes, keeping birds away from 3/45
Grow Your Own
   Grow Your Own Seeds 2/37
   Hardy Kiwis 1/39
   An Open-Pollinated Deli 4/35
   Watch an Orchard Grow 3/47
Growing With Nature
   Delicate Destroyers 1/36
   To Screen or Not To Screen 2/36
   Norman Comes of Age 4/36
Haines, Rebecca and Fred 4/1
Harvest Kitchen
   Cider From Tree To Mug 3/51
   Mediterranean Inspiration 1/40
   Shell Bean Special 2/39
   Soy For Health 4/39
Hemp, industrial 2/30
   reclassification petition 2/31
Henry, Dick 4/19
Herbs (see also individual herbs)
   growing invasives 1/21
   growing and marketing medicinal 2/34
   medicinal and United Plant Savers 2/5
   organic in demand 1/21
Hirschberg, Gary 3/16
Hog farm alternatives 2/6
Hubbard, Martha, a eulogy 1/45
Index, 1998 1/34
Integrated pest management in Maine 2/7
Keenan, Shawn 2/12
Kerr, Andy 2/30
Knisley, Benji 2/12
Leafhoppers 2/36
Lemon balm 1/38
Liebman, Matt 2/3
Lovage 4/38
Maine Agriculture in the Classroom,
   materials at Bangor Public Library 3/6
Maine Exchange 1/47, 2/47, 3/63, 4/47
Maine Low Impact Forestry Project 1/29
Marjoram 1/37
Marketing produce 1/22,1/20
   ads as market research for 3/22
   pricing 1/36
   selling exotics 1/20
   through restaurants 1/19
Meetings, Conferences, Festivals (see also Farmer to Farmer and Common Ground Fair)
   11th Annual Beef Conference 4/6
   Agricultural Trades Show 4/46
   Alternative Paper Conference 1/30, 2/30, 4/6
   Grassroots Organizers Workshop 3/6
   Green Conference on Genetic Engineering 2/9
   Healthy Building Teach-In 1/7
   Herb FEST 4/2
   IPM conference 2/7
   Maine Grazing Conference 1/7
   National Farm Animals Awareness Week 3/6
   NOFA-NY conference 1/7
   Pesticide Spray Drift management 1/6
   Scionwood Exchange 1/5
Merrick, Laura 2/3
Mites 4/36
MOFGA
   at the Portland Flower Show 1/6
   certified growers listed 2/42, 3/58
   contacting 4/46
   new faces at 3/60
   opposes genetically engineered corn 1/10
MOFGA homestead design competition 2/4, 2/45
MOFGA permanent site 1/1, 2/1
   volunteer calendar 2/2
   plan 3/12
   thanks for 4/42
Monsanto 1/8, 1/9, 4/13
Moody, Josh 4/19
Mosquito control 1/36
Mulch, living, for broccoli 1/22
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity 2/10
National Green Page, and Blessed Maine Herb 1/7
Neem patent challenged 1/8
Nematodes, parasitic 4/36
Nutrient management plan 3/52
Oats, 3/49
OMRI
   Generic Materials List 4/23
   Brand name Products List 4/23
Open-pollinated veggie varieties 4/34
Organic Agriculture Research Initiative 4/12
Organic Cotton Directory 4/6
Organic Farming Research Foundation 4/12
Organic foods, go mainstream 1/21
Organic grain, the need for 2/3
Organic standards, national 1/4, 1/5
   lambasted 2/7
Oshima, Toki 2/23
PCBs, and Monsanto 4/13
Pastuchiv, Olga 2/2
Pest management, info on the WWW 4/36
Pesticide registry 1/10, 2/10
   and fees 2/10
   deadline for 4/10
Pesticides
   harm frogs, toads 4/8
   hazardous, export of 3/8
   inert ingredients of increases 3/11
   lab tested on humans 4/8
   and neurotoxicity in children 3/8
   on American lawns 2/6
   and prior informed consent agreement 4/8
   use reduction in Europe 1/8
Phytochemicals 4/22
Plant a row for the hungry 4/5
Poems
   The Garden Toward the End of Blueberry Season 2/4
   New Life 1/5
   RFD 1/3
Portland Public Market 4/5
Potato
   vine silage 4/32
   with soybean rotations for pesticide reduction 4/11
President’s message 1/45
Pruning trees
   after the ice storm 1/31
   timing of 4/26
Publications noted
   Apple Harvesting, Handling and Storage 1/42
   Breaking Ground 1/42
   Farm Safety Guide 1/36
   Home*A*Syst: An Environmental Risk Assessment Guide for the Home 1/42
   OMRI Generic Materials List 4/23
   OMRI Brand Names Products List 4/23
   Organic Cotton Directory 4/6
   Penn State Dairy Housing Plans 1/42
   Post-Frame Building Handbook 1/42
   Suppliers of Beneficial Organisms in North America 1/42
   Toxic Secrets: “Inert” Ingredients in pesticides 1987-1997 3/11
RAFI 2/8
Raised beds, in praise of 2/27
Ramial chipped wood 4/27
Recipe index
   All-purpose Mustard Sauce 1/37
   Baked Beans in Cider 3/51
   Broccoli Raab Pasta 1/40
   Classic Omelet 3/50
   French Leek and Potato Soup 3/50
   Herbed Mayonnaise 3/50
   Ice Storm Special 2/39
   Lovage Bouquet Garni 4/39
   Lovage Mary Cocktail 4/38
   Lovaged White Fish 4/38
   Mulled Cider 3/51
   Radicchio Risotto 1/40
   Radicchio and Warm Bean Salad 2/39
   Savory Butter Beans 4/39
   Shell Bean Gratin 2/39
   Shell Bean Puree on Grilled Bread 1/40
   Smoked Sausages with Apples and Cider 3/51
   Sour Cream Dressing 3/50
   Special Occasion Lamb Chops 1/37
   Spring Lentil Ragout 1/37
   Tofu Burritos 4/39
   Tofu and Sweet Potatoes in Pungent Nut Sauce 4/39
   Tofu and Vegetable Green Curry 4/39
   Warm Curly Endive with Spring Onions 1/40
   Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Leeks and Brie 1/43
   Vinaigrette 3/50
Reviews
   Books
      The American Dominique 1/42
      The Apple Grower: A Guide for the Organic Orchardist 4/40
      Brother Crow, Sister Corn 1/41
      Caserio Farm: A New Beginning 4/40
      Cheese, Quick and Easy Recipes for Elegant Entertaining 1/43
      Cider – Making, Using and Enjoying Sweet and Hard Cider 3/51
      Dynamic Farmers Marketing 3/53
      The Farm She Was 2/40
      Free Range Poultry Production and Marketing 1/42
      From Asparagus to Zucchini 1/43
      Gardening With Children 2/19
      The Green Food Shopper: An Activists’ Guide to Changing the Food System 2/40
      The Green Methods Manual 2/41
      Homesteading Adventures 2/40
      Managing Cover Crops 4/41
      The Orchard, A Memoir 3/54
      The Organic Pages 3/55
      Planting Noah’s Garden, Further Adventures in Backyard Ecology 1/41
      The Scythe Book 1/41
      The Shaker Garden 2/40
      Testing Your Soil With Plants 3/54
      The Winter Harvest Manual: Farming the Back Side of the Calendar 2/41
   Videos
      English Cottage and Country Gardens 2/40
      Gardening with Summer Perennials 2/40
      It’s Gotten Rotten 4/41
Roberts, Greg 4/1
Robinson, Caroline, remembered 2/45
Rotations with cereal grains 2/28
Row covers, cotton 1/32
SALT (Small American Lawns Today) 2/6
SEARICE 2/9
Seed saving
   with FCGP 4/7
   of native wildflowers 4/24
Seedings, August, tips on 2/22
Sheep
   control brush under power lines 4/19
   and golf course maintenance 1/23
   herding at Common Ground 4/19
   Icelandic 3/41
   Lincoln 4/20
   Shetland 2/15
Small fruit, new varieties 4/36
Solar powered home 4/1
Soule, Deb 1/20
Soybean rotations for pesticide reduction 4/11
Stockwell, Leila 3/15
Stonyfield Farm 3/16
   yoghurt 1/19
Strawberries, organic, at Sand Hill Farm 2/12
Strip insectary intercropping 1/36
Strip tillage 4/26
Sunflowers, as snowfencing 4/2
Sustainable farming
   online 3/6
   stories sought 4/7
Sweet potato starts, and more 1/23
Tea, health benefits of 4/22
Terminator Technology 2/8, 3/9
Tokar, Brian 3/24, 4/9
Trek Across Maine 2/5
Tree-Free Paper Cooperative 1/30
Turkey, historical farm 4/32
United Plant Savers 2/5
Varney, Gregg and Gloria 3/38
Vermont Grass Farmers Association 2/14
Vitamin C, and cataracts 1/40
Vitamin D 2/6
Volunteer Profiles
   Kirk, Judy 1/46
   Opper, Tom 3/62
   Roberts, Paula 2/46
Watercress, growing commercially 1/14
Welsh onions 4/38
Wildflowers, native, seed propagation of 4/24
Wool, as pot liners 3/49


  

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