Research shows WI farmland close to CAFOs worth more
November 10, 2017 by Wisconsin Public Radio
November 10, 2017, Madison, WI – A study of Wisconsin land sales found farmland in some counties is worth more if it’s closer to a concentrated animal feeding operation, also known as CAFOs.
The analysis came out of a larger project to combine statewide data on land use, land sales and soil survey data, said Simon Jette-Nantel, farm management specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Extension. READ MORE