GMO crop maps may soon be drawn in Oregon

Corn Belt - GMO Crop Insurance program

This could change the way that these farms, and those that neighbor them, gain insurance coverage. Ahead of a vote in May that occurred in southern Oregon in which residents overwhelmingly decided to ban GMO crop use, farmers had already been in negotiations with a biotech company that has been growing these genetically modified organisms in the form of engineered sugar beets that were planted near their farms. The intention had been to come up with a way to be able to coexist peacefully through online mapping. This GMO crop…

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