Farmers Speak Out on GMO Mapping Effort

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Jackson and Josephine Counties just placed bans on genetically modified crops, and now Oregon may become the first state in the country to map out GMO fields. Governor John Kitzhaber ordered the move last October, which would increase transparency among farmers in the state, helping to pinpoint the cause and location … Continue reading »

Satire Performance for GMO Campaign

MEDFORD, Ore.–  Activists fighting for the Jackson County GMO Free Measure are using a bit of satire to push back against the opposition. Actors dressed in costumes to represent wealthy business people and performed a skit at the Medford Growers and Crafters Market on Thursday. They were armed with a wheelbarrow full of “cash” and handed out … Continue reading »

GMO Ban Sought In Jackson County

MEDFORD, Ore. – A group of organic farmers and opponents of genetically modified organisms filed petitions on Tuesday, seeking to ban “GMO’s” in Jackson County. It’s an issue that has been brewing for about a year now when organic growers found that genetically modified sugar beets and other plants were being planted in several Rogue Valley … Continue reading »