hog farm http://tspr.org en CAFO Concerns in Environmentally Sensitive Areas http://tspr.org/post/cafo-concerns-environmentally-sensitive-areas <p>Thanks to tight competition, hog farmers are feeling a push to expand or get out of the business. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:32:02 +0000 Clay Masters 43746 at http://tspr.org CAFO Concerns in Environmentally Sensitive Areas Illinois Approves Adams County Hog Farm http://tspr.org/post/illinois-approves-adams-county-hog-farm <p>The Illinois Department of Agriculture has approved a proposed hog confinement in Adams County, after adding additional environmental protections. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 20:16:23 +0000 Scott Stuntz 35422 at http://tspr.org Illinois Approves Adams County Hog Farm Hog Farm Permit will be Delayed http://tspr.org/post/hog-farm-permit-will-be-delayed <p>The Illinois Department of Agriculture is holding up a proposed large-scale hog farm in northeast Hancock County.<br /><br />Junction Acres would be home to up to 18,000 pigs a year. It would be built near LaCrosse.<br /><br />The deadline for the permit was March 3rd. The department instead requested the construction plans and the animal waste-handling plan.<br /><br />Walter Goetsch is the Ag Department&#39;s Bureau Chief of Environmental Programs. He said the information is often not part of the original notice of intent to construct.<br /> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 21:44:05 +0000 James Lenz 11312 at http://tspr.org Hog Farm Permit will be Delayed No Permit for South Morgan Acres Hog Farm http://tspr.org/post/no-permit-south-morgan-acres-hog-farm <p>Opponents of a proposed large-scale hog farm in McDonough County can breathe a sigh of relief - at least for now.<br /><br />The Illinois Department of Agriculture declined to issue a permit to South Morgan Acres, LLC, which would be built in the northwest part of the county. The state said it required more information about the farm.<br /><br />In a letter sent to the owners on February 3, the Agriculture Department said:<br /><br />&ldquo;Our additional information request is as follows:<br /> Sun, 05 Feb 2012 00:10:43 +0000 Rich Egger 9678 at http://tspr.org No Permit for South Morgan Acres Hog Farm