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Farmers Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

| September 5, 2013

A group of 73 American organic and conventional family farmers, including Bridgewater’s Jim Gerritsen, asked the U.S. Supreme Court today to hear their case against Monsanto Company challenging the chemical and biotech seed giant’s patents on genetically engineered seed. In a June 10th ruling earlier this year, a three-judge panel at the Court of Appeals […]

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UMFK Offering New Course in Organic Growing

| September 5, 2012

Classes began at many Maine State Universities¬†on Tuesday — including UMPI and UMFK. This semester students at Fort Kent have a unique opportunity to learn about organic growing — and to do so outside of the classroom. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli has a preview of a new course at UMFK.

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