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Lawsuit May Affect Livestock Farmers

Harvest Public Media
hogs on the Ewoldt farm in Scott County, Iowa
Credit Harvest Public Media
Scott County farmer Rob Ewoldt

People who live next to large livestock operations sometimes sue their neighbor over strong manure smells and air quality issues. But a successful lawsuit in North Carolina showed how to go after meat companies instead. 

Harvest Public Media’s Madelyn Beck explains how that could affect the future of contract livestock growing.

(includes interview with Scott County farmer, Rob Ewoldt)