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Moratorium on large farms moves forward
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MONROE - Green County Land and Water Conservation Committee members on Thursday instructed Corporation Counsel Brian Buchholz to draft an ordinance to allow moratoriums on new and expanding large farms considered Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations. CAFOs are designated by the state as a farm operation with more than 1,000 animal units. In the case of dairy farms, this would equal roughly 714 animals or more.

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