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Initiative Would Ban GMO Crops in Jackson County

OPB | May 08, 2014

THURSDAY: An initiative to ban genetically engineered crops in Jackson County has garnered interest from farmers on both sides of the issue.

Experimental Crop Turns Into a Serious Threat

OPB | Oct. 02, 2012

The Illiinois Valley is getting invaded with an unwelcomed visitor. The yellow tuft alyssum poses a huge threat to rare plants in the area and its growth doesnt seem to be slowing down.