Opposition to Lincoln County Spray Ban Measure Gears Up


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Mon, 03/13/2017 - 5:15pm to 5:30pm
Opposition to Lincoln County Spray Ban Measure Gears Up

The last several years have seen a number of contentious local ballot measures in Oregon’s rural counties, around the use of pesticides and genetically modified organisms.

          Nearly all of these measures have inspired record-breaking campaign donations for county measures, with the AGAINST side often receiving prominent donations from agrochemical giants like Monsanto, Dow, and Cargill.

          KBOO reporter Sam Bouman has this story on a measure in Lincoln County, Oregon, which hugs the coast west of Salem. He spoke with Alan Fujishin, third-generation farmer from Lincoln County and the director of the Coalition to Defeat 21-177.

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