A simple google search will reveal that there have been hundreds, maybe thousands of Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor to talk about the CAFO situation. Many voices have been asking for a statewide or national moratorium, but at the same time the giant commodity organizations keep insisting that American farmers need to feed the world. These organizations are known to consumers for their slogans like “the other white meat” and “it’s what for supper.” To farmers, the organizations, like the Pork Producers, Cattlemen’s Association, Corn Producers and others are known for the checkoff fees that come out of farmer checks. Likened to taxation without representation, farmers have no choice but to pay them. In return, farmers have become true puppets of the giants. 

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