Category: Agriculture

Oregon Farmer’s Response to Glyphosate in Cereal

l am a farmer, and it does a disservice to Oregon when news outlets publish stories like “Weed-killing chemical found in cereals, oat products, report says”. I spend considerable time trying to educate the public about modern agriculture, and articles like this do nothing but make people fear their food. We are fortunate that Oregon…
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Timber Industry Response to Oregonian Article

From our friends at Oregonians for Food & Shelter and Oregon Forest Industries Council – Download the report here. Download the report here. (PDF) In profiling the use of herbicides in Oregon’s forestry sector, two recent stories in The Oregonian (Story 1, Story 2) took great pains to sensationalize the practice by using extreme cases…
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Extremists Cause Rift in Rural Oregon Community

Out highway 36 in the community of Triangle Lake, just West of Junction City, Oregon, has been in turmoil for the last four years. In early 2010, a group in the area known as the “Pitchfork Rebellion” made accusations that they were being exposed to toxic levels of chemicals by aerial applicators. The area is…
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