Help Stop GM Canola in Oregon’s Willamette Valley

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Please read this important message from Oregonians for Farm & Food Rights regarding proposed canola production in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Attend the hearing on Jan. 23 or submit your written comment to the Oregon Department of Agriculture by Jan. 25. The Willamette Valley is one of the world’s last five great seed-growing regions. An… Read more »

The Fight Against Canola Invasion of the Willamette Valley, Oregon

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Have you heard about the problems with growing canola in seed-production regions? Did you know canola can harm the farmers that grow your food crops, as well as your own ability to garden and save seed? Have you given your testimony yet? Right now, Western Oregon, U.S.A., is faced with a serious risk to our… Read more »

GE Eucalyptus Trees Approved by the USDA

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The GE Tree Company ArborGen has been given permission by the USDA to plant huge plantations of genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus trees across seven states in the southern U.S. — Texas, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and South Carolina. These states are very well-suited for eucalyptus culture, and varieties of eucalyptus have naturalized in other… Read more »