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Jackrabbit Family Farms
November 1, 2015
Jackrabbit Farms discussion continues for county commission
Odor continues to be a topic of discussion for the Davison County Commission. At the commission's regularly scheduled meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N.
November 1, 2015 - 8:30pm
May 3, 2012
OUR VIEW: Process worked with hog permit application
Barring a lawsuit to stop it, a new hog facility appears headed toward reality in southern Davison County.
May 3, 2012 - 12:07pm
Summer work eyed for hog farm
Tuesday's approval of a conditional use permit to operate a hog facility in Davison County gives Jackrabbit Family Farms a green light for pre-construction preparation, officials associated with the project said Wednesday. That green light assumes there will be no lawsuit against...
May 3, 2012 - 6:43am
April 30, 2012
Davison commissioners will continue hog operation hearing Tuesday morning
The Davison County commissioners will hear testimony both for and against Jackrabbit Family Farms' application for a conditional use permit to run a hog breeding operation in Baker Township on Tuesday. The commissioners will continue a Board of Adjustment hearing that began April...
April 30, 2012 - 7:08am
April 28, 2012
Fischer will not vote on proposed hog operation
Davison County Commissioner Jerry Fischer said Friday he will not vote on Jackrabbit Family Farms' application for a conditional use permit when...
April 28, 2012 - 8:09am
April 26, 2012
LETTERS: Hog farm permit should be approved
To the Editor: Much debate surrounds the proposed pork production site for Baker Township in Davison County, including increased odor and water depletion. Jack Rabbit Family Farms -- a group of independent farmers sharing ownership in one enterprise -- aims to address these issues...
April 26, 2012 - 10:39pm
OPINION: Pig farmers portrayed inaccurately in debate
I'm proud to say that my husband and I are one of the approximately 25 pig farming families who call Davison County home. Most of you have probably...
April 26, 2012 - 7:44am
April 25, 2012
Lawyers say Fischer can vote on hog operation
Davison County Commissioner Jerry Fischer can vote on a proposed hog operation in Baker Township if he so chooses, but he has to do his homework...
April 25, 2012 - 7:04am
April 23, 2012
LETTER: Hog facility would pollute nearby air
To the Editor: The proposed swine unit to be built in Baker Township will bring an end to clean air for many family farms that live and farm here. Where is the law written that we don't have the right to breathe clean air and protect our health and family from hog smell, methane,...
April 23, 2012 - 8:16am
April 18, 2012
Davison County Commission delays decision on hogs
Unable to reach a consensus opinion Tuesday either for or against a proposed large-scale hog facility in Baker Township, the Davison County commissioners...
April 18, 2012 - 6:44am
April 13, 2012
LETTER: Swine operation not a wise option for SD
To the Editor: The proposed swine unit that will soon be before the county commissioners will be a detriment to Baker Township and in the long run, to the county, state and country. Can't we learn from our neighboring states who are tired of the rural mess from big confined animal...
April 13, 2012 - 3:20pm
March 31, 2012
Large hog facility proposed in Davison County
Lyle Reimnitz is worried that prospects for a quiet retirement on his property in southwest Davison County could be evaporating. Investors...
March 31, 2012 - 8:23am