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April 8, 2015
Evelyn and Lowell Trom are suing Dodge County for a second time over a conditional use permit issued to a hog farmer near their home and farm. The couple is claiming the county is biased and didn’t follow procedures in the feedlot permitting process. (FOR MPR NEWS/Alex Kolyer)
Big feedlots feed big worries in southern Minnesota
April 8, 2015 - 6:00am
July 29, 2013
FILE - A Jersey cow stares down a chicken in the milking parlor of a farm south of Winchester, Va. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. The chicken was eating spilled feed for the cows. Animal-welfare advocates are launching a campaign called The Someone Project that aims to highlight research depicting pigs, chickens, cows and other farm animals as more intelligent and emotionally complex than commonly believed. (AP Photo/The Winchester Star, Scott Mason)
Pigs smart as dogs? Activists pose the question
July 29, 2013 - 6:56am
March 26, 2013
John Baumgartner of Baumgartner Environics Inc. has been working on improving air quality in hog confinement facilities for more than a decade. He is shown testing the air outside a ventilation system on a Renville County facility in this undated file photo. Tribune file photo
Cleaner air, more efficient confinement livestock production achievable through system promoted by company in Olivia, Minn.
March 26, 2013 - 11:29pm
May 15, 2010
Tough winter leads to rising cattle, hog prices
May 15, 2010 - 12:00am
February 13, 2010
Fire heavily damages rural Olivia hog barn
February 13, 2010 - 12:00am