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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May 9, 2009

This week HBO is showing “Death on a Factory Farm”, a documentary that takes a hard look at the inhumane living conditions for industrial livestock.

Not for the feint of heart, “Death on a Factory Farm” documents a six-week investigation conducted at Wiles Hog Farm in Creston, Ohio by The Humane Farm...

May 29, 2008

Two new studies have called for massive reforms to the country’s livestock industry.

The Pew Commission report on Industrial Farm Animal Production, the results of extensive 2-1/2 year study, stated industrial farm animal production poses unacceptable risks to the public health, environment and to th...

April 24, 2008

Open stockpiles of dry manure may become legal for all new CAFOs if Iowa hog, beef and poultry producers have their way. A proposal to House File 2692 would allow farmers to stockpile manure adjacent to homes or as close as 400 feet to waterways. Although the DNR opposes the proposal, the House Agri...

March 27, 2008

Rooting Around from the Fairfield Weekly Reader 

A review of the small number of CAFO-related bills before this year’s State Assembly reveals such legislation has fared poorly this year.

The proposed livestock odor study bill (House Study Bill 679 and Senate File 2362) – a five-year, $22.7 million stu...

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