Whiteside Receives Probation For His Part In Organic Grain Scheme

A rural Chillicothe farmer who pled guilty to his part in a scheme that involved $142 million dollars in grain sales for grain that was sold as organic has been sentenced.¬† Fifty-seven-year-old Steven Whiteside pled guilty in December, to signing a document that allowed co-conspirator Randy Constant to misrepresent conventionally grown crops as higher-priced organic grain. While federal prosecutors recommended […]

Read more