April 18, 2018

Public News Service, Staff, April 18, 2018- Missouri has seen a rise in concentrated animal feeding operations or CAFOs, whether they produce cows, hogs or chickens. Now, residents and environmental groups are concerned about a bill they say will take away local governments’ ability to put public-health protections in place. House …

April 16, 2018

The Journal Gazette, Doug Driscoll, April 12, 2018- With a Code Development Committee working on recommendations for changes in Whitley County’s zoning ordinance, the competing interests between the county’s farmers and their non-farming neighbors are coming to a head. At issue are confined animal feeding operations, farms in which livestock or …

March 30, 2018

Des Moines Register, Editorial, March 22, 2018- We’ll keep asking the question: How much pork can Iowa reasonably produce? How much before more confinements drive people out of rural Iowa with noxious odors? How much before manure further damages lakes, streams and groundwater? Every single candidate for governor and the Iowa Legislature should address these …