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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August 25, 2018


RWP, LLC PUBLIC HEARING – Tuesday, August 28 at 6:00 pm (corrected time)

Jefferson County Courthouse, 51 W. Briggs, Fairfield

Mark Greiner proposed a 2499-head expansion to his current 2499-head hog confinement, RWP, LLC on Olive Avenue in Penn Township. That would bring his confinement to 4998 hogs...

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...

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...

September 10, 2016

Iowa has over 9,000 factory farms confining the vast majority of 20 million Iowa hogs and a record 754 water impairments, and those numbers keep growing. Stowe will focus on the significant contribution industrial hog production makes to polluting Iowa waters and why we need a factory farm moratoriu...

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