Junction Acres http://tspr.org en 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