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CAFOs Workers Suffer From PTSD

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/environment/the-human-victims-of-factory-farming/

What was not addressed in this article is the psychological effect to the factory worker.  Can you imagine taking part daily in the pain and suffering of any being and it not having an effect on how you view life and the world?  110 more words

Vegan

Buying a Pig in a Poke

Just as sure as winter comes to the forty-ninth parallel, North Dakota’s law which prohibits farming by corporate entities comes under attack by the state legislature. 977 more words

From The Cavalier County Republican

CAFO bill #3 up tomorrow - losing local control

CAFO bill #3 is up

House Local Government will vote on HB 1201 Thursday, February 19, at 10amCT in room 414

Great news – two out of three bad CAFO bills have been killed by the legislature. 182 more words

Legislative Update

#DroneOnTheFarm ... criminalizing journalism

This Journalist is Launching Drones to Expose Factory Farm Abuse | Interview with Will Potter

CAFOs, family farms, and our unique way of life

The South Dakota Legislature has introduced three bills designed to chill citizens participation in local zoning decisions, make it easier for Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) to get approval from County Boards of Adjustment, and remove the Family Farm Act restrictions to corporate ownership of hog operations. 748 more words

Legislative Update

Biosecurity - And a Bout Of Influenza...

A longstanding definition of biosecurity reads “a set of preventive measures designed to reduce the risk of transmission of infectious diseases”.  As a caregiver for thousands of animals, the term is never far from my mind. 405 more words

General

When Your Husband Needs You For Your Manure...

Matt and I have a unique relationship. In addition to being soul mates and the parents of our three girls, we also partner together to manage our farm. 515 more words

General