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...

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...

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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