Monsanto, Syngenta, other pesticide, crop companies give $455,000 to fight Jackson County GMO measure | OregonLive.com

Pesticide and biotech firm Monsanto Company donated $183,294, GMO seed producer DuPont Pioneer $129,647, biotech firm Sygenta Crop Protection $75,000, and $22,353 each from biotech firms Bayer CropScience, BASF Plant Science and Dow AgroSciences.

Good Neighbor Farmers, the political action committee fighting the measure, received and reported the contributions Thursday, according to the Secretary of State’s Office.

The group also recently picked up $10,000 from the Oregon Seed Council, $7,500 Nyssa Nampa Beet Growers Association, and $5,000 from Stimson Lumber. That’s all on top of thousands of dollars in previous donations that have poured in from across the country.

via Monsanto, Syngenta, other pesticide, crop companies give $455,000 to fight Jackson County GMO measure | OregonLive.com.

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