CAFO http://iowapublicradio.org en Environmentally Sensitive ‘Driftless’ Region Highlights CAFO Concerns http://iowapublicradio.org/post/environmentally-sensitive-driftless-region-highlights-cafo-concerns <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p>Thanks to tight competition, hog farmers are feeling a push to expand or get out of the business. That means indoor confined animal feeding operations – or CAFOs&nbsp;– are growing even in the most environmentally sensitive areas.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 07:59:31 +0000 Clay Masters 30957 at http://iowapublicradio.org Environmentally Sensitive ‘Driftless’ Region Highlights CAFO Concerns Johnson County Hog Farming and CAFOs http://iowapublicradio.org/post/johnson-county-hog-farming-and-cafos <p>How do you stop plans for a new housing subdivision near your property? Well, how about starting a hog operation right next to it? That's exactly what some residents north of Iowa City are doing.&nbsp; Today on "River to River" we'll hear from both sides of the feud.</p><p>We'll also visit a hog confinement to find out where your bacon comes from.&nbsp; We'll also hear pro and con voices concerning concentrated animal feeding operations, known as CAFOs.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:00:02 +0000 Ben Kieffer 19306 at http://iowapublicradio.org Johnson County Hog Farming and CAFOs