Chicken Farm Encounters Opposition

An Indiana-based egg producer is trying to find a place to build a 47 million dollar chicken farm somewhere in the Great Lakes region. But Midwest Poultry Services is running into opposition in one of the proposed communities. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Matt Shafer Powell has the story:

Large-Scale Factory Farms

One of the nation’s largest egg producers plans to expand its operations—and that worries some family farmers in Ohio, who say factory farms make bad neighbors. Farmland states throughout the region are currently struggling with the environmental issues that surround large-scale corporate farming. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Maria Gallagher reports: