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 »

Petitions Gathered for 2014 Ballot

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — The Jackson County Primary Elections are several months away, but local volunteer groups are gearing up to get their measures on the 2014 ballot. Only one measure is scheduled so far for next May’s election: the petition to end the growth of genetically modified crops in Jackson County. While that measure … Continue reading »