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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At a supervisors meeting several weeks ago, Jefferson County residents asked Supervisors Dick Reed, Dee Sandquist and Lee Dimmitt to consider a resolution calling for a statewide factory farm moratorium.

The moratorium would temporarily halt new and expanding confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs...

May 1, 2017

​​JFAN's newest ad that appeared in the April 28 Fairfield Ledger and May 2 Fairfield Town Crier calling for a Jefferson County moratorium resolution provides some eyebrow-raising statistics on the CAFO industry.

Check out the numbers to see why we need need a factory farm moratorium in Iow...

April 1, 2017

Since November, seven Iowa counties have either passed resolutions or written letters to the state legislature calling for a factory farm moratorium until Iowa’s CAFO issues are addressed. These counties want to see a more effective Master Matrix that gives them more control of CAFO siting and...

Webster, Allamakee, Winneshiek, Pocahontas, Dickinson and Buchanan*: What do these six counties have in common? Their recent call for a factory farm moratorium, either by a resolution or public letter, to legislators.

During Monday’s packed supervisors’ meeting, Jefferson County residents asked Super...

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