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Proposal for Large-Scale Hog Farm in Bayfield County Sparks Debate

"The prospect of a major hog farrowing farm — one where piglets are born and raised for a few weeks or months — coming into Bayfield County brought raucous discussion into the barn office last week. An application was filed with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in December that would make it the first so-called Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation in a county widely known for its apple orchards and family farms. The operation could have as many as 20,000 to 25,000 pigs on site at any given time."

Read the Duluth News Tribune article here