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Of funding fights, GMOs and “Beetniks”

May 15, 2011 Update on funding for Illinois Extension The budget negotiations continue in Springfield and the amount of funding for Illinois Extension is still up in the air, though things look more promising than they did a week ago. … Continue reading

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The USDA unleashes GE alfalfa and sugar beets: What’s ahead for the Organic Community?

February 6, 2011 First alfalfa, now sugar beets. Are the GMO floodgates open? Enviros were shocked but probably not surprised when, on January 27, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said that farmers could proceed with planting genetically altered alfalfa without restrictions. … Continue reading

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2010 stories that fell through the cracks

December 26, 2010 “O Rahm, O Rahm Emanuel” tops 1,000 views While I’m not going to take credit for Rahm Emanuel passing the first hurdle in his sprint to become Chicago’s next mayor, I’m not going to rule anything out. … Continue reading

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