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 16, 2016

Iowans are already calling for an end to new factory farms in their communities. Eight counties rejected factory farm permits in recent months, including Allamakee, Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Hardin, Webster, Dickinson, Greene, and Johnson Counties. Hundreds of Mason City residents blocked the construction...

March 25, 2016

Public Comment Period Open on DNR Rule Review - Comments Accepted until June 3

** Southeast Iowa Public Hearing Info ** 

Tuesday, May 31 at 10:00 pm 

Washington County Conservation Board Education Center, Marr Park

2943 Highway 92, Ainsworth, IA

(Approximately 45 minutes NE of Fairfield, IA) 

Every five...

September 3, 2014

Hauter will explain how a handful of powerful agribusiness corporations have profoundly influenced the political system, lobbying for US agricultural policies that overwhelmingly favor industrial livestock production. This has become “business as usual.”

Throughout Southeast Iowa, hog production is ramping up. Favorable market conditions are driving expansion throughout Iowa, and Southeast Iowa is particularly affected.

In 2011, Governor Terry Branstad set a 2016 goal to increase pork exports to Southeast Iowa by 20%. Since then, the number of new CA...

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