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Neglected Livestock Siting Rules Frustrate Farmers, Local Governments, Environmental Groups Alike

The economics of modern agriculture are pushing farmers across Wisconsin to get bigger or die, yet the state’s rules guiding where large farms can be located haven’t been updated in more than 15 years and the board responsible for hearing appeals of those decisions has had a number of vacant seats for years.