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Gearing Up To Fight GMO In Jackson County

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The election is more than two months away, but the debate over GMO crops in Jackson County started a long time ago. 

The May primary election will feature Ballot Measure 15-119, which would ban the growing of genetically engineered crops in Jackson County if it passed.  The Oregon Legislature has since banned all other counties from taking such local votes. 

Elise Higley from GMO-Free Jackson County joins us with the pro-measure (anti-GMO) position. 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.