Agricultural reform group says consolidation has cut farmers’ profits and caused rural counties to lose population. But an ISU economist offers different explanation.
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Supreme Beef wants to withdraw up to 21.9 million gallons of water a year from two wells in the Jordan aquifer near the 11,600-head facility in Clayton County. Opponents who spoke at a public hearing Monday say the feedlot will use far more water and should have new permit application.
A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block implementation of a new farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty about whether bacon and other fresh pork products will be much more expensive or in short supply in the state when the new rules take effect on New Year's Day.