Tag Archives: CAFOs in Iowa

Right To Harm: A Film About CAFOs And Human Rights

Most people don’t know about the problem of CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations).  This documentary was made to reach out to the public and expose the problem so we can together find a solution before it is too late. Watch … Continue reading

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Join Webinar To Learn About The Fight Against Factory Farms

Action alert from CCI: Last week we sued the state of Iowa to clean up the people’s water. This week we’re hosting a webinar to fill you in on the details! Join Iowa CCI, Food & Water Watch, our legal … Continue reading

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Factory Farm Moratorium Lobby Day And Rally

Action alert from Iowa Alliance for Responsible Agriculture: Factory Farm Moratorium Lobby Day and Rally Thursday, February 21 • 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Iowa State Capitol Bill sponsors and impacted citizens among speakers addressing the need for a factory … Continue reading

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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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Art Cullen: “Agri-Chemical Cabal” Has Chokehold On Iowa

Please read and share this column by Pulitzer prize winning journalist Art Cullen, of The Storm Lake Times http://www.stormlake.com/articles/2018/05/23/how-much-more-manure-can-we-handle A rapid and significant expansion in swine facilities here and across Iowa — with unheeded calls in the legislature for a … Continue reading

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Why The Farm Bill Was Drafted In Secret

Action Alert from Citizens for Community Improvement (CCI) The House’s draft of the Farm Bill is nothing short of a disaster. Members of Congress have turned their backs on our independent farmers and everyday people. Tell your representative to throw … Continue reading

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Is Factory Farm Hog Manure Guilty Of Trespassing?

BFIA editor’s note:  This group of Iowans is suing the DNR in an attempt to save our state from being destroyed by factory farms (CAFOs). If you would like to help, donation information is located in the text below. Please … Continue reading

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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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Join The Factory Farm Resistance This Holiday Season

Please consider joining this action. CCI is leading the fight to save Iowa from becoming wall to wall CAFOs. Follow CCI on Facebook ### We’re ready to stand with you to build the movement for clean water, a factory farm … Continue reading

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Iowa Needs CAFO Moratorium

This letter to the editor by Joan Olive of Spirit Lake, Iowa, appeared in the Quad City Times November 22, 2017. If factory farms are so safe, why is the Pork Producers filing suit to block a regulation requiring a … Continue reading

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