WILL YOUR WATER BE AT RISK?

NOTICE: It has come to our attention (via open public records request) that the latest water test at the Emerald Town Hall (2432 County Road G) had nitrate levels at 40.3 mg/l (see photo below)! That is 4 times the public health recommendation of 10 mg/l. For those...

BYE BYE AMERICAN PIE

It’s happening all over. https://www.news-leader.com/story/opinion/2019/06/12/bill-ending-local-cafos-control-threat-waters/1419265001/ Once it starts, there’s no stopping it.

FOOD SOVEREIGNTY

John Ikerd Food Sovereignty: A New Agenda for the 2023 Farm Bill The historical justification for farm policy and other public policies related to agriculture has been food security. Contrary to current indications, farm policies should serve the common interests of...

TRADE LAKE DNR CAFO PERMIT UPDATE

Cumberland LLC has not submitted a final application. WSF stands for waste storage facility. Cumberland LLC submitted an engineering design submittal for the proposed underbarn manure storage structures (A.K.A. WSFs). Upon the initial completeness review by DNR...

TRADE LAKE: CAFO MORATORIUM EXTENDED ONE YEAR

In a unanimous vote, the Trade Lake Supervisors voted on November 12th to extend the CAFO moratorium for one year beginning on it’s first year anniversary in January 2021 and running till January 2022. The Supervisors also voted to create an Ordinance Committee...