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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March 31, 2019

Our Water At Risk

Wednesday, April 3 at 7:30 pm

Fairfield Public Library 

Free - donations welcome

Iowa has some of the dirtiest waters in the country. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reports 92% of nitrate and 80% of phosphorus pollution come from agriculture. But what is the direct connection...

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...

November 23, 2013

The sow facility, located in Van Buren County, Iowa near the Des Moines River, is one of the largest factory farms in Iowa, and annually produces more than 11 million gallons of toxic manure that it spreads on less than 600 acres of surrounding land. On November 4, a clogged pipe in the facility’s m...

November 22, 2013

Letter to the Editor Appearing in the November 21, 2013 Fairfield Ledger


To the editor:

With tremendous concern my neighbors and I learned that Jordan Morris intended to build a hog confinement (CAFO) in our neighborhood.

I informed Jordan and Nick Biggs (Tri Oaks Foods) that my company owns a 64-acr...

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