Barbara H. Peterson on June 25th, 2014

A very strange thing has happened to people over the past few decades. Something that seems to have taken them away from values which, to the good farmer, are pretty much sacrosanct.

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Barbara H. Peterson on May 31st, 2014

Unless genetically engineered crops (GMOs) are restricted, then our choice to grow and eat non-GMO will be a moot point because contamination will have ended our ability to choose.

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Barbara H. Peterson on April 21st, 2014

It all started with the sucker fish. The con, that is. I can see it all now. A group of robber barons and their flunkies sitting down at a table and deciding just what ruse they will use to grab all of the water and land in the country, and for Oregon, it’s the sucker.

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Barbara H. Peterson on April 13th, 2014

My great grandpa bought the rights to the Bunkerville allotment back in 1887 around there. Then he sold them to my grandpa who then turned them over to my dad in 1972. These men bought and paid for their rights to the range and also built waters, fences and roads to assure the survival of their cattle, all with their own money, not with tax dollars.

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Barbara H. Peterson on April 7th, 2014

Syngenta’s atrazine, one of the most widely used herbicides changes frogs from male to female.

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Barbara H. Peterson on April 7th, 2014

If our education system had even a smidgeon of spiritual aspiration written into its curriculum – we would be encouraged to recognize our responsibility for all life on this planet from an early age – and be encouraged to come to its rescue at times when it is clearly under threat.

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