JFAN is a nonprofit educational foundation composed of rural and town residents, and traditional family farmers. Our common concern is to stop the growth of infringing factory farms in Jefferson County and protect our Quality of Life.

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September 22, 2017

Breaking the Grip of Corporate Agriculture on Rural Iowa

THURSDAY, October 19, 2017 at 7:15 pm

Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, Fairfield, IA

Factory farming has a stranglehold on rural Iowa, but can that grip be broken? Celebrated syndicated columnist Alan Guebert will dive into the realities and t...

The Fairfield Ledger’s July 13 article covered JFAN’s request to Jefferson County supervisors to formally consider a moratorium resolution on new CAFOS by putting it on a board meeting agenda. Unfortunately, the article left out an important point that gives our request context.

The article quot...

July 10, 2017

On Monday, July 10, JFAN presented a petition signed by 1328 county residents calling for a CAFO “moratorium resolution” to Supervisors Dick Reed, Lee Dimmitt and Dee Sandquist during the public comment period of the supervisors' board meeting. We also asked that they put a thoughtful consideration...

June 26, 2017

On Monday, June 26, JFAN attended the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors meeting expecting our supervisors would discuss whether to add to the agenda of an upcoming meeting our request to present petition signatures supporting a CAFO moratorium resolution. We would also make a formal request that...

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