Last week, the state Department of Natural Resources issued a new permit to Kinnard Farms in Kewaunee County saying that they must monitor the groundwater in the surrounding area for […]
Two Wisconsin icons, dairy cows and fresh water, appear to be at war. Two new studies, one from U.S. Department of Agriculture research engineer Tucker Burch and one from USDA […]
For years, Wisconsin farmers and residents in rural subdivisions in places like Kewaunee County have pointed the finger of blame at each other when it comes to contaminated groundwater. Were […]
What are the effects of large factory farms in Wisconsin? What are some of their externalities on the surrounding environment and economy? Patty Peltekos speaks with two critics of concentrated […]
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 […]
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.