Factory Farming Impacts
Wisconsin is in the grip of major agricultural changes, as we lose farmland to sprawl and many small farmers are driven out of business. The remaining farmland is being consolidated into huge industrial operations housing thousands of animals.
The huge scale of the new farms is out of proportion to the rural areas where they are sited, which degrades the quality of life for most everyone around them. Whether its cows, hogs, chickens or turkeys - their high numbers can seem intolerable to neighbors.
Read more at Clean Water Action Council.
Midwest Environmental Advocates.
Posted by Sunny Badger at 5/21/2010