Gene flow is not a new problem for American agriculture—farmers have been facing it for, well, as long as humanity has been farming (that’s about 10,000 years). In agriculture, gene flow most commonly involves cross-pollination and the movement of plant seeds between different crops. No farmer wants their neighbor’s sugar beets to pollinate their table […]
These small area farmers may not have envisioned taking on Benton County’s attorney and the global issue of genetically modified (GMO) crops, but that was before the County said “no” to putting their proposed Food Bill of Rights initiative on the ballot. The group was not allowed to collect signatures, said Harry MacCormack, one of […]
The infatuation with OSU and its students seems to have helped to hide a growing problem: college towns come with college kids, and college kids come with parties. Late night rock out sessions, doing God knows what behind closed doors. The issue, however, seems to be that the doors have opened and students have come pouring out into the quiet neighborhoods around the city.