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New Year's Resolution: Ban CAFO Meats

Already not even a day after Christmas and I’m on my next adventure, straight after pulling an all nighter to finish some work and recovering from holiday festivities. 616 more words

Food

The Meaty Issue


This year I decided to raise some meat chickens. I had several reasons for doing so, including that I had some ideas for how to feed chickens to maximize their omega-3 content and how to fit them into a very small operation. 533 more words

Urban Homesteading

Cow Country: The Rise of the CAFO in Idaho

As mega-dairies and feedlots make up more of Idaho’s dairy industry, the conflicts between people and cattle are increasing

Guess what.  There’s shit in the air and water around these facilities and people are getting sick. 108 more words

Politics

AN ACRID AIR - 2,000,000 CHICKENS HEADED FOR JAY COUNTY

Imagine living beside a factory farm with 2,000,000 plus chickens.  That is what neighbors in Jay County are facing if an Ohio man has his way.  487 more words

Environment

DANIELS NEXT MOVE - DESTRUCTION OF INDIANA'S FORESTS

In 2005 the Dynamic Duo of Daniels and Skillman put out its “Possibilities Unbound” plan which sets out guidelines to the destruction of our state’s environment.  469 more words

Confined Animal Feeding Operations

PANIC OVER PUPPY MILLS - CALLOUSNESS OVER CAFOS

Labeling is everything.  Recently, the Indiana legislature wound itself up over “puppy mill” legislation this session, but no one seemed to give a second thought to the treatment of animals that bear the label of  “here for your eating pleasure.” 203 more words

Confined Animal Feeding Operations

CAFO LEGISLATION MOVES OUT OF COMMITTEES

Maybe this will be the year the General Assembly decides to watch out for environmental interests rather than pork producers.  Several bills have been introduced this legislative session which attempt to regulate Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs).  379 more words

Mitch Daniels