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MGA closure

October 25, 2006

The AGM of the Mushroom Growers’ Association (MGA) was held recently on the 28th of September in Stratford … The AGM of the Mushroom Growers’ Association (MGA) was held recently on the 28th of September in Stratford on Avon, England. Following continuing financial losses and a much reduced membership, the meeting sadly voted to cease […]
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The 19th North American Mushroom Conference

October 16, 2006

Join the American Mushroom Institute and the Canadian Mushroom Growers’ Association February 18-20, … Join the American Mushroom Institute and the Canadian Mushroom Growers’ Association February 18-20, 2007 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina for the 19th North American Mushroom Conference (NAMC) and Expo.    Getting to San Diego is a breeze.  San Diego […]
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US Mushroom Sales Down 1 Percent, Value Down 3 Percent

August 31, 2006

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, … According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, sales of the 2005-06 U.S. mushroom crop are 843 million pounds, down 1 percent from both the 2004-05 and 2003-04 seasons. Value of sales for the […]
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International Symposium Quality improvement

August 9, 2006

An international symposium on quality improvement and pest and disease control of mushroom will be held …An international symposium on quality improvement and pest and disease control of mushroom will be held in Beijing, China from August 18 to 19. The symposium is jointly hosted by the Edible Fungi Association of Beijing and Edible fungi Chamber, CFNA. […]
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Superfood

July 21, 2006

According to Freshinfo, the Mushroom Bureau in the UK has signed up leading nutritionist Jane Clarke … According to Freshinfo, the Mushroom Bureau in the UK has signed up leading nutritionist Jane Clarke to front a new PR consumer campaign “Mushrooms – the Magic Ingredient” to promote the health, taste and versatility of the product. […]
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Third Compost Workshop

March 13, 2006

On May 29-30th, the Third Workshop for Phase-1 Compost Producers will be held in The Netherlands, preceding … On May 29-30th, the Third Workshop for Phase-1 Compost Producers will be held in The Netherlands, preceding the Dutch Mushroom Days on May 31-June 1st . In 2002 and 2004 similar stimulating workshops on Phase-I Composting Technology […]
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SMS Symposium looking for participants

February 2, 2006

The organisers of the 2nd International Symposium on Spent Mushroom Substrate (Compost), which will … The organisers of the 2nd International Symposium on Spent Mushroom Substrate (Compost), which will be held September 17-20 in Philadelphia, USA, are looking for more speakers and other participants. Please consider attending and participating and or forward to any of […]
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Acta Edulis Fungi bilingual

January 25, 2006

Up till now, virtually all information in Chinese mushroom journals is published in Chinese only. In … Up till now, virtually all information in Chinese mushroom journals is published in Chinese only. In an attempt to address this shortfall, and to facilitate better exchange of information between Chinese mushroom biologists and their counterparts worldwide, Acta […]
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First All-Africa Mushroom Conference

January 13, 2006

The First All-Africa Scientific Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms will be held October 25th … The First All-Africa Scientific Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms will be held October 25th – 29th, 2006 at the Nile Resort Hotel in Jinja, Uganda. The chosen theme for the conference, organised by NAPRECA – Uganda and Makerere […]
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Revamped Mushroom Bureau site

November 28, 2005

The Mushroom Bureau – the generic body to promote all mushrooms sold in Britain – has re-vamped … The Mushroom Bureau – the generic body to promote all mushrooms sold in Britain – has re-vamped its website. The new secton on the site is Education.   The whole farming cycle from composting to harvesting mushrooms is explained pictorially with easy-to-study […]
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