Proposed Hog CAFO in Burnett County Receives Push Back

Agriculture

Proposed Hog CAFO in Burnett County Receives Push Back

By Marisa Wojcik | Here & Now

October 18, 2019 • Northern Region

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A proposed concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) in Burnett County is receiving push back from locals who say the large farm could have adverse effects on their communities. If approved, the $20 million proposed operation would be a 26,000-head hog facility. WisContext’s Will Cushman also shares insights on laws drafted by the Department of Agriculture to regulate a facility’s odor.


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