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BLM seeks growers

Last year, the Bureau of Land Management offered a few local farmersthe opportunity to grow native grass seed to restore local forests and grasslands.To expand the project this fall, the BLM is seeking growers who can meetthe following criteria:

Growing experience.

Ability to commit at least a quarter acre for three years.

Access to irrigation.

Land in Jackson or Josephine county.

Ready to plant in late September.

Interested farmers who meet these criteria should contact Melissa Borstingat the Rogue Institute of Economy and Ecology at 482-6031.