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OUR VIEW: Process worked with hog permit application

May 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Barring a lawsuit to stop it, a new hog facility appears headed toward reality in southern Davison County.
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Summer work eyed for hog farm

May 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

After local permit approved, next step is DENR application process.

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Davison commissioners will continue hog operation hearing Tuesday morning

April 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Davison County commissioners will hear testimony both for and against Jackrabbit Family Farms’ application for a conditional use permit to run a hog breeding operation in Baker Township on Tuesday. Continue Reading

Fischer will not vote on proposed hog operation

April 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Davison County Commissioner Jerry Fischer said Friday he will not vote on Jackrabbit Family Farms’ application for a conditional use permit when the application comes before the county Board of Adjustment Tuesday. Continue Reading

LETTERS: Hog farm permit should be approved

April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The owners, and their management team at Pipestone Systems, have agreed to implement odor reduction practices at the state-of-the-art facility, designed with a manure management plan that meets or exceeds state requirements and will be regulated by inspection of state officers. Continue Reading

OPINION: Pig farmers portrayed inaccurately in debate

April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

I’m proud to say that my husband and I are one of the approximately 25 pig farming families who call Davison County home. Continue Reading

Lawyers say Fischer can vote on hog operation

April 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Davison County Commissioner was absent during key hearing on conditional use permit. Continue Reading

LETTER: Hog facility would pollute nearby air

April 23, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Where is the law written that we don’t have the right to breathe clean air and protect our health and family from hog smell, methane, ammonia and hydrogen sulfide? Continue Reading

Davison County Commission delays decision on hogs

April 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Action on permit for large facility postponed until May 1.

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LETTER: Swine operation not a wise option for SD

April 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The proposed swine unit that will soon be before the county commissioners will be a detriment to Baker Township and in the long run, to the county, state and country. Continue Reading