Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations: Health Risks from Air Pollution

Just 5% of U.S. farms account for 54% of its beef and dairy cattle, swine, and poultry, concentrating manure as well as animals. These industrial-scale operations, called CAFOs (concentrated animal feeding operations) or factory farms, produce 575 billion pounds of manure yearly. Manure concentration contributes to air and water

Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations: Health Risks from Air Pollution

Just 5% of U.S. farms account for 54% of its beef and dairy cattle, swine, and poultry, concentrating manure as well as animals. These industrial scale operations, called CAFOs (concentrated animal feeding operations) or factory farms, produce 575 billion pounds of manure yearly. Manure concentration contributes to air and water

Waters in Common

Great Lakes agriculture is among the most diverse and valuable in the country.Whether it is cherries, cranberries, dairy products or grain, area farmers produce multiple high value crops and farm products for consumption here and abroad.

Waters in Common

Great Lakes agriculture is among the most diverse and valuable in the country.Whether it is cherries, cranberries, dairy products or grain, area farmers produce multiple high value crops and farm products for consumption here and abroad.