Following viral story, Sherman Co. won’t spray chemicals on organic farm

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A fight pitting organic against commercial farms in the Columbia River Gorge is gaining national attention. At the center of the fight is Azure Standard, a 2,000-acre wheat farm in Moro. CEO David Stelzer, posted a now-viral message on Azure’s Facebook page saying Sherman County officials would spray Azure Standard with chemicals. A move he said would kill the farm’s certified organic status.

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