Pima County is holding open, public meetings about the proposed Monsanto Avra Valley agricultural facility. The County’s role in this proposal as well as what Monsanto is preparing to do with its seed operation will be discussed. Tax incentives that would reduce Monsanto’s property taxes by 2/3’s has upset many in the community. There is also concern that the genetically modified corn seeds will contaminate other farms.

Here are links to a few locally reported stories.