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CAFOs: The good, the bad and the possible


February 15, 2017, Chippewa Falls, WI – With good sense and advance planning, CAFOs won’t destroy rural life as we know it. When dairy farmers, the public and county government cooperate, there is room for both CAFOs and good public health, say two of the state’s leading authorities on Concentrated Animal Feed Operations.

State Toxicologist Robert Thiboldeaux and Davina Bonness, Kewaunee County land and water conservationist, shared their expertise with Dunn County’s Livestock Operations Study Group which has been meeting since December to solve the conflicts between large-scale farms and public health. READ MORE