Tag Archives: #CAFOResistance

Iowa Needs A CAFO Moratorium

Action alert – CCI has been leading the fight against CAFO proliferation in Iowa. Click on the link below to sign the petition. Yesterday, the Hardin County Board of Supervisors denied two proposed factory farm applications. The applications proposed by … Continue reading

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Bill Maher Takes It To Big Ag And It’s Not Funny

Warning: This is hard to watch.

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Do This On Earth Day April 22

Action alert from CCI: Eighteen organizations have joined CCI in calling on Governor Reynolds to institute an immediate 6 month moratorium on factory farms to stop public health risks and environmental degradation brought by the factory farm industry. Women’s International … Continue reading

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New Polling Suggests Iowans Support CAFO Moratorium

A Rodger Routh video “Last year a proposal was put forth in the Iowa legislature to increase oversight of CAFOs and to place a moratorium or ban on construction of new CAFOs and expansion of existing CAFOs. 53% of all … Continue reading

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How To #Resist Factory Farms

From our inbox here is an important message from Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement. Tis the season to help us report and track manure application that violates the law and threatens our water. Here are the dates that are stated … Continue reading

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How Corporations Swallowed Family Farms In Iowa

This from The Guardian: How America’s food giants swallowed the family farms. Across the midwest, the rise of factory farming is destroying rural communities. And the massive corporations behind this devastation are now eyeing a post-Brexit UK market.  Semi-automated pig … Continue reading

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What Is A CAFO?

Jefferson County Farmers & Neighbors, Inc. – JFAN This is the first of five videos in a JFAN interview series with Dr. John Ikerd about CAFOs, Iowa’s #1 problem.  Visit Dr. Ikerd’s website here:  johnikerd.com/ “The operation runs like a … Continue reading

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722 To 45,000: CAFOs And Candidates

CCI (Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement),  is leading the fight to do something about Iowa’s CAFO problem.  CCI is taking advantage of the Democratic presidential candidates’ presence in Iowa by lining up CAFO tours.  This is a great idea to … Continue reading

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Iowa Needs CAFO Moratorium

Protesters call for CAFO moratorium at Iowa state capitol this week.  Roger Routh video. 

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Update: Iowa’s CAFO Problem

Updated YouTube link: Tim Wagner, Izaak Walton League, Agriculture Outreach Coordinator Rodger Routh Video

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