January 11, 2012 is a sad day for Idaho. U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti of San Francisco ruled the USDA had acted within its authority when they approved genetically modified alfalfa.
The protesting farmers fears are real. They are concerned that fields of genetically modified alfalfa will contaminate their fields by the natural cross pollination of wind and bees.
The fight to protect local farmers, cattle and your food sources has taken a big hit. Now we are all a test for what will happen when Idaho farmers and farmers from surrounding states fall for planting GMO crops.
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