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Confined animal feeding operations pose challenge

By Makenna Mays TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Surrounded by cornfields and farmland, Hill Farm sits far from any neighbor or residential business, and it is not until one is halfway up the family’s long gravel driveway that the smell of manure begins to register. Marc and Heather Hill are fourth generation farmers, raising more than 30,000 […]

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Neighbors may be alerted before CAFO expansion

By Adrianna Pitrelli TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — If a mega farm wants to build or expand in the future, it may soon have to first alert neighbors. “I believe the neighbors and businesses nearby should have a say about the CAFOs,” Sen. Susan Glick, R-LaGrange, said at Thursday’s Agriculture and Natural Recourses Interim Study Committee meeting. […]

Commentary: Right to farm’s rough harvest

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Commentary: Right to farm’s rough harvest

By John Krull TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Just a couple of hours after a controversial right-to-farm amendment to the state constitution had been plowed under in the Indiana Senate, two people who fought hard on the issue slip behind the microphones to talk about the battle. Craig Curry is the Indiana government relations and public liaison […]