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  •  They do have considerable power in Oregon however (1+ / 0-)
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    they are made up of the same political persuasion so they are heavy into industrial farming and Biotech and are fighting the farmers in my town who want to establish a sustainable local food system.

    Oregon Farm bureau has a Monsanto/OFB golf tournament every year to fill their political action coffers and they use it for Biotech. They dismissed our burgeoning speciality seed industry worth about $28 million and growing as "small potatoes"  which could be sacrificed so growers could put in GMO canola.

    We have it within our power to make the world over again ~ Thomas Paine

    by occupystephanie on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 02:01:56 PM PST

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