Tag Archives: #CAFOResistance

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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Factory Farm Teach-In

Factory farm teach-in with David Osterberg of the Iowa Policy Project Tuesday, February 6, 2018.  Follow Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement on Facebook.      #MoratoriumNow

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ALL Iowa Counties Now Have Poor or Very Poor Water Quality

CAFO Action Alert:  For daily CAFO updates, follow Joan Olive on Facebook Want healthy air and water, Iowa? This link will give you the phone/email for your elected officials so you can tell them to support SF2008- Moratorium & HF456 / … Continue reading

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Shocking: Number of Iowa CAFOs Up To 10,000 Today From 722 in 2001

[Source: “Report calls for hog farm moratorium, new permit system,” The Republic, David Pitt, 26 Jan 2018 ] DES MOINES, Iowa — A new report on the rapid expansion of hog farms in Iowa calls for a moratorium on new … Continue reading

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