GMO

Opinion: GMO Ban a Measure Too Far?

One might think a series of public debates would challenge opposing factions beyond their talking points, but not so much with this proposed set of laws, one mo...

Local GMO Ban on May Ballot: Full Analysis

So, what does local GMO measure 2-89 do? What are the pros and cons? Ballots will be mailed April 30, and due back on May 19. Measure 2-89 mandates that all ...

Farmers Make Case for Local Food Measure

by Bethany Carlson "We had tried every other avenue to protect our seed from contamination by GMOs,” said Dana Allen, co-author of Measure 2-89. Allen explai...
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What Measure 02-89 Does… Pros and Cons

by Rob Goffins Ballots will be mailed April 30, and due back on May 19. Measure 2-89 mandates that all genetically modified organisms in Benton County be har...

As the State Turns

Ew, Wolf Puppies, GMO Labeling on the Ballot, Weed Teaser, Governor Debate Volley and Tidbits...

Local Food System Ordinance Lands on Ballot

The Local Food System Ordinance of Benton County scored a major victory against GMOs yesterday. Its dedicated volunteers have guaranteed the petition will colle...

As the State Turns

Oh, Geez... Bees Kicking Buckets, GMO Labeling Brouhaha, and Air BnBummers...

Benton County Activists Regroup

Until this week, activists in some Oregon counties were pushing to ban genetically modified crops, sometimes referred to as GMOs. Now, they are now looking at a...