“Let’s raise a stink” — that’s the theme of a protest this coming Saturday, sponsored by the group “Farms Not Factories WI“. The protest, sponsored by this and more than 20 other organizations is protesting two issues: 1) the presence of a hog megafactory in the Lake Superior watershed, and 2) the state’s continued efforts […]
The CAFO debate continues. How are towns across the state sticking together to fight the concentrated animal feeding operations? Today sub host and WORT news director Molly Stentz talks with members of the Ashland City Council and Mary Dougherty, a spokesperson and founder of Farms Not Factories. In the studio Molly was joined by Ashland City […]
(WORT) — A potential huge new dairy farm in Green County has residents upset – and they are getting organized. Last night, three hundred neighbors gathered in the small community of Monroe, Wisconsin, about 40 miles south of Madison, to discuss action.
On Monday, five Kewaunee County petitioners filed an appeal of the DNR’s decision to permit Kinnard Farms to operate without a limit on the number of animals in the facility or a requirement to monitor the conditions of groundwater. Stacy Harbaugh, of Midwest Environmental Advocates, joins Jan Miyasaki to talk about the challenge to the […]
Guest host Patty Peltekos discussed this and more on Wisconsin CAFOs with Scott Dye, a field associate with the Socially Responsible Agriculture Project, Tressie Kamp from Midwest Environmental Advocates, and Kewaunee County Resident Mick Sagrillo.