Caught in the Crossfire

Local residents, including the writer, attended a community meeting Monday night to hear about a proposed poultry operation. Residents expressed their fears about how the concentrated animal feeding operation could change the town and farms around them. DTN Ag Policy editor Cliff Clayton shares what happened when it’s in his own backyard…CAFO’s are not a new thing…their problems are not a new thing…YOU ARE NOW IN THE FIGHT OF YOUR LIFE…THIS WILL NOT END WELL IF YOU DO NOT…STOP THEM..! LOOK AT WHAT HAPPENED IN…KEWAUNEE COUNTY, WI.

Source: Caught in the Crossfire

Legendary Water Protector Robert Kennedy Jr. Goes in-Depth on Trump Clean Water Act Rollbacks (EnviroNews Exclusive)

(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) — On Jan. 23, 2020, President Donald J. Trump, while undergoing an impeachment trial in the Senate, gutted the Clean Water Act (CWA), with rollbacks that some critics said take the country back to a time before Ronald Reagan. Environmental groups and media outlets went…STRIPPING AWAY THE RULES, REGULATIONS, AND LAWS PUT IN PLACE FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR WATER…HOW DOES THAT HELP US..? YOU CAN’T PICK UP A NEWSPAPER OR TURN ON THE TV…WITHOUT A STORY ABOUT POLLUTED WATER ISSUES…COME ON FOLKS…GET IN THE FIGHT…MAN-UP..!

Source: Legendary Water Protector Robert Kennedy Jr. Goes in-Depth on Trump Clean Water Act Rollbacks (EnviroNews Exclusive)

Old MacDonald Doesn’t Have a Farm Anymore – Waterkeeper

Your bacon most likely comes from a pig who lived in more crowded conditions than a broke 22-year-old in New York City. The reasons why tell a story that’s true across agriculture, but have especially dire consequences in North Carolina’s hog country…pigs produce about 11 pounds per day…now add to that the weight of the water…LOTS OF MATH = LOTS OF SHIT..! Where do these farmers put it…on and into your land…then…into your WATER…OOPS..? Guess what we need to do…?

Source: Old MacDonald Doesn’t Have a Farm Anymore – Waterkeeper

Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

The Trump administration moves to remove Obama-era clean water protections of rivers, streams and wetlands not connected to larger bodies of water…think about this…SMALLER STREAMS LEAD DOWNHILL…TOWARDS BIGGER STREAMS AND RIVERS…LEADING DOWNHILL AGAIN…TO BIGGER WATERS…RIGHT..? WATER IS CONNECTED EVERYWHERE…! SURFACE WATER BECOMES GROUNDWATER…AND WE DRINK GROUNDWATER…WE ARE WATER, DOES THIS MEAN I’M NOT PROTECTED..?

Source: Trump administration removes federal protections from streams, wetlands

California adopts new wetlands rules to protect them from Trump rollbacks

California regulators voted Tuesday to strengthen state safeguards for thousands of wetlands and streams that are about to lose federal protections in a Trump administration rollback of the Clean Water Act…WE COULD INCREASE SETBACKS TO A MINIMUM OF 100 FEET…RIGHT NOW IT’S 25 FEET…WHY…? IT COSTS NOTHING TO DO THIS FOR THE TAXPAYERS…HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO REPAIR AND REBUILD ONE…$$$$$$$$$$…MAN-UP..!

Source: California adopts new wetlands rules to protect them from Trump rollbacks

Across the country, a call grows for moratoriums on huge livestock farms | Food and Environment Reporting Network

As the number of massive livestock farms balloons in states like Iowa, Maryland, and Nebraska, communities are scrambling to figure out how to control the pollution and waste produced by thousands…TAKE AWAY THE LAND THEY NEED FOR SPREADING OF THEIR SHIT…WITHOUT YOUR LAND THEY ARE….HISTORY..!

Source: Across the country, a call grows for moratoriums on huge livestock farms | Food and Environment Reporting Network

MPCA releases draft permit, additional environmental review for Daley Farms expansion in Winona County

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) today released its draft permit and estimated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the proposed Daley Farms expansion in Winona County…THE FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT COVERS…AIR EMISSIONS…SOMETHING THEY DO NOT WANT YOU TO KNOW..! IT’S THE LAW…ENFORCE IT..!!!!

Source: MPCA releases draft permit, additional environmental review for Daley Farms expansion in Winona County

EPA’s New Water Rule a Mockery of Science and the Clean Water Act

The Trump administration’s new Navigable Waters Protection rule removes protections for half of the nation’s wetlands, nearly 20 percent of streams, and goes against all scientific sense…did you expect MORE PROTECTIONS FROM TRUMP…? YOU ARE THE ONES WHO WILL FIX THIS…GET INVOLVED…YOU’RE ALREADY IN THIS FIGHT…IS CLEAN WATER AND AIR IMPORTANT TO YOU…MAN-UP..!

Source: EPA’s New Water Rule a Mockery of Science and the Clean Water Act

Evers pitches $8.5 million plan to a weary dairy industry, but focus on exports won’t solve oversupply problem, farmers say

Dairy farmers are encouraged by the Evers’ focus on the industry but say pricing and the problem of a milk surplus aren’t addressed by his plan…FARMING HAS CREATED THIS POLLUTION ISSUE AND IT WILL GET WORSE…WHY…BECAUSE MORE ANIMALS ARE ON THE WAY..! WE CAN FIX THIS WITHOUT SPENDING A TON OF MONEY…ASK ME HOW..!

Source: Evers pitches $8.5 million plan to a weary dairy industry, but focus on exports won’t solve oversupply problem, farmers say

About 200 households suing large farms in Wood and Juneau counties

A lawsuit filed against corporate farms in the Central Sands area of Wisconsin is as of the New Year now has more than 300 people or roughly 200 households signed on…DOWNHILL IS NOTHING NEW…WHAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW IS THIS…107,000 COWS WILL PRODUCE IN ONE DAY WHAT…2 MILLION PLUS PEOPLE WILL…NOW…THAT’S A LOT OF SHIT..! WELCOME TO…KEWAUNEE COUNTY, WISC.

Source: About 200 households suing large farms in Wood and Juneau counties

About 200 households suing large farms in Wood and Juneau counties

A lawsuit filed against corporate farms in the Central Sands area of Wisconsin is as of the New Year now has more than 300 people or roughly 200 households signed on.

Source: About 200 households suing large farms in Wood and Juneau counties

…PIVOT SPRAYING OF LIQUID MANURE IS GOING TO USE A LOT MORE WATER…MILLIONS OF GALLONS PER DAY…AND FARMING ALREADY KNOWS THAT THE 150+ PATHOGENS…THE BACTERIA AND VIRUSES WILL BE CARRIED IN THE WATER…AND WATER MOVES DOWNHILL ALWAYS TOWARDS YOUR WATER SUPPLY…MORE WATER EQUALS FASTER MOVEMENT…HOW DOES THAT HELP US..? I BELIEVE THEY KNOW THE PROBLEM…BUT…DO NOT HAVE THE “STONES” TO FIX IT…?

…farmers know exactly what they are doing to our land…water and air…and they do it on purpose…why…MONEY..! We can stop them…DO NOT RENT YOUR LAND FOR THE SPREADING OF LIQUID MANURE ON ANY FIELDS WITH LESS THAN 50 FEET TO BEDROCK OR GROUNDWATER, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST..!

Moving Manure

A strong stewardship ethic exists in the dairy industry, where farms often are passed down from generation to generation. When dairy farmers say they want to…WHAT…CLEAN UP THEIR MANURE POLLUTION ISSUES…THE MANURE BELONGS TO THEM ALONE, IT WAS A BUSINESS DECISION BY THE FARMER THAT HAS NOW CREATED OUR PROBLEMS…AND…FARMING CAN CLEAN IT UP…NOW…!

Source: Moving Manure

Up shit creek

Manure storage in Dane County reached a “crisis” point in 2019

Source: Up shit creek

…THIS WILL ONLY GET WORSE…WHY…BECAUSE MORE COWS ARE COMING AND WE ARE NOT MAKING ANYMORE…LAND..! DO THE MATH..! QUESTIONS FOR YOU…ARE THE FARMERS TELLING THE TRUTH ABOUT HOW MUCH WATER THEY USE…HOW MUCH STORAGE THEY HAVE…HOW MUCH LAND THEY CONTROL FOR SPREADING OF THEIR MANURE…HOW MANY TIMES THEY MILK A COW PER DAY…AND WHAT IS REALLY IN THEIR LIQUID MANURE PITS…WHAT IS IN THEIR..?????

CAFO found to be operating without permit

A Callaway County farmer was recently found to be running an unlicensed concentrated animal feeding operation, according to a Missouri Department of Natural Resources report.

Source: CAFO found to be operating without permit

…how about the CAFO who reports he MILKS his cows two times a day…but…REALLY MILKS…THREE TIMES A DAY…? Is that also a…LIE..? Wouldn’t that create more liquid manure…wouldn’t he need more STORAGE…come on DNR…DO YOUR JOB..!

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