Tag Archives: Factory farming in Iowa

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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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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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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Factory Farms Expose Nearby Communities To Fecal Bacteria

“A 2010 study by the National Association of Local Boards of Health, reported that animal manure contains more than 150 infectious pathogens that can harm human health.” I think what we all want to know is how much hog manure … Continue reading

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Breaking The Grip of Corporate Ag on Rural Iowa

Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors, Inc. P.O. Box 811, Fairfield, IA 52556 jfan@lisco.comhttp://www.jfaniowa.org • 641-209-6600 Award-winning agricultural journalist Alan Guebert on Breaking Free of Corporate Ag – JFAN Annual Meeting Factory farming has a stranglehold on rural Iowa, … Continue reading

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Sing Along With The CAFO Song

Posted by Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors. Follow them on Facebook. “And now for a musical interlude….a community member in Devil’s Lake, ND singing about the CAFO threatening their area but the message is universal for Iowans also troubled by … Continue reading

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The Facts About CAFOs Speak For Themselves

CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) proliferation is ruining Iowa. Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors are fighting hard to save what we have left. Please share this article and help them get the facts out about CAFOs. jfaniowa.org Letter to Editor … Continue reading

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Resisting CAFOs In Iowa – JFAN

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Jefferson County Farmers and Neighbors (JFAN) is a nonprofit community organization composed of rural and town residents, and traditional family farmers. Their common concern is to stop the growth of CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) factories in Jefferson … Continue reading

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How Many Giant Hog Lots Do Batavia And Eldon, Iowa Need?

Visit this Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Save-Batavia-Eldon/ TAKE ACTION TODAY! Read this: “Is Your Community About To Be Corporate Factory-Farmed?  Find Out About ‘Rights-Based’ Organizing”  http://www.blogforiowa.com/2013/03/14/is-your-community-about-to-be-corporate-factory-farmed-find-out-about-rights-based-organizing/ Read this: “Stopping a CAFO:  The Biggest Victory You Never Heard About” http://www.commondreams.org/view/2013/03/23-4 Here are more … Continue reading

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