By Josh Brokaw The Chemung County Sheriff’s Department was searching for marijuana plants from the air last week. The Ithaca Police Department provided “assistance” of an unknown kind in the search, according to a Facebook post from Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss. Moss posted on Facebook on the morning of Wednesday, September 27, that his department was “Using drone technology to search for marijuana in standing corn fields throughout the County.” The above post from Moss garnered quite a bit of attention from Facebook users…Continue Reading “Chemung County, Ithaca Police Busting Pot Growers With Air Intel”

By Esther L. Racoosin WRFI Community Radio News A Cornell professor has confirmed that genetically engineered [GE] diamondback moths are now being released into an open-air field near Geneva, at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station operated by Cornell. Cornell scientist Dr. Anthony Shelton is based at the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station and is an expert in the biology of the diamondback moth, an invasive insect that destroys plants in the Brassica family. “The GE insects are now being tested in the field,” Shelton…Continue Reading “Cornell Releasing Genetically Modified Moth in Geneva”