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State will not suspend operations at new dairy

State agencies have rejected a request to stay the CAFO permit for Lost Valley Farm near Boardman.

State regulators have denied a request by multiple environmental and animal rights groups to suspend operations at Lost Valley Farm, the controversial new 30,000-cow dairy permitted earlier this year near Boardman. 57 more words

East Oregonian

Dairy responds to environmental petition

Lost Valley Farm has responded to a petition for reconsideration filed by a coalition of special interest groups.

The owner of a controversial new mega-dairy in Morrow County says his farming practices go above and beyond what’s required to protect the environment, and efforts to halt his operation would cause “tragic” injuries to the cows already on site. 10 more words

East Oregonian

Source Matters: A Paleo Guide To Buying Eggs And Poultry

Read this before you buy eggs! This guide to buying eggs and poultry will cover how to determine the best sources of poultry products: Chickens, eggs and everything in between. 84 more words


In 2012 Saginaw Bay Muck Was Poop

This post was originally published in 2012. It’s one of the most viewed and searched for on ThumbWind.  With the recent budget cuts announced for the EPA by the current administration it’s feared that the Great Lakes and Saginaw Bay will once again experience muck and fecal encrusted beaches.

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Washington CAFO law attacked from all sides 

Washington dairies and environmental groups are challenging the Department of Ecology’s new manure-control law.

The dairy industry and environmental groups have come up with 19 legal challenges to the Washington Department of Ecology’s new manure-control law. 10 more words

Capital Press

Floyd County rejects establishing local CAFO worker safety standards 

CHARLES CITY — A resolution to set some worker safety standards for confined animal feeding operations in Floyd County failed to pass at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. 961 more words

Floyd County

CAFOs, Cocker Spaniels, and Antibiotic Resistance

I had an excellent conversation this weekend with a gentleman that had some very good questions about a variety of animal agriculture topics, including Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). 1,028 more words