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Rising temperatures will cause Oregon’s snowpack to melt earlier and lead to drier summers, raising fears of increased catastrophic wildfires, a new Obama administration report on climate change warned last week. Between 1895 and 2011, temperatures increased across the Pacific Northwest by an average of 1.3 degrees, according to the National Climate Assessment, an interagency […]

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OFB Update – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

OFB & Oregon’s ag community rally against crop ban [OFB Note: Thank you to OFB President Barry Bushue, 1st VP Tracey Liskey (pictured at right), staffer Ian Tolleson, and Jackson County Farm Bureau President Ron Bjork and for attending this rally and standing up for farmers’ and ranchers’ right to farm.] Upper Rogue Independent, by […]

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we won’t know until we pass it?

  Unfortunately, much of what we hear on the GMO Ban is beyond our understanding and thus both sides are able to take advantage of the situation.  I listened to your interview with the OSU microbiologist and the pro ban representative and came away disappointed again.  Let me summarize… a pro-ban microbiologist with EPA connections […]

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Professor Bob Buker on GMO foods

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Let’s print the labels

Let the printing begin   It is my firm belief that industry giants, like Monsanto, Dow Chemical and Syngenta should label their crops.  Now don’t get me wrong on this, but they have resisted labeling up to this point as being too expensive.  I don’t believe this, but I do have a concern for them […]

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shasta sale May 2

RECEIPTS:   This Week: 1594 Last Week: 865 COMPARED TO LAST WEEK:  Slaughter cows and bulls $2-$5 higher. Few cattle under 500 lbs. Steers under 500 lbs $5 lower. All other stockers and feeders $7-$12 higher. Off lots and singles $10-$30 below top sets. SLAUGHTER COWS: High Dress Low Dress           Breakers: 90.00-100.00 101.00-116.00           […]

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OP-ED: TIME FOR ORGANIC ACTIVISTS TO STOP SPREADING LIES

OP-ED: TIME FOR ORGANIC ACTIVISTS TO STOP SPREADING LIES Apr. 25, 2014 by Mischa Popoff, Former USDA contract organic inspector, Author of Is it Organic? The inside story of the organic industry, Policy Advisor for The Heartland Institute Wouldn’t making it in America be easy if you could just pass laws to put your competition […]

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Farm Bureau fights biotech ban in Jackson County

Farm Bureau fights biotech ban in Jackson County   [OFB Note: This article features Ron Bjork, president of Jackson County Farm Bureau.]   Oregon agriculture scored a big victory during last fall’s Special Legislative Session with the passage of a seed preemption or “GMO” bill that prevents local governments from regulating agricultural seed and nursery […]

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family farms coalition opens Medford office

family farms coalition opens Medford office

Join all your friends who are heading down to the celebration! Our Family Farms Coalition & GMO Free Jackson County are joining together for the Launch Party of our unified campaign to keep genetically engineered crops out of Jackson County! Thursday, Feb. 27th, 5:30 PM 33 N Central Ave, Suite 425 Woolworth Building, Downtown Medford Hear how […]

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What’s Happening At the Fairgrounds – soregonag@gmail.com – Gmail

GREAT THINGS ARE CONTINUING TO HAPPENING! Cave Junction based Bridge View Vineyards Inc. is donating 25 Cents from every bottle of wine sold in Josephine and Jackson Counties for the next 6 months to benefit the Fairgrounds. Thank you to Bob and Lelo Kerivan for supporting the Josephine County Fairgrounds and our Community. via What’s […]

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