factory farming

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factory farming

[′fak·trē ‚fär·miŋ]
(agriculture)
Raising livestock indoors under conditions of extremely restricted mobility.
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s patented and proprietary technology platform reduces the environmental impact of Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), such as dairies and cattle feeding operations, and enables integration of large scale CAFOs, ethanol production and end-product processing (milk, cheese, beef) in an environmentally and economically sustainable manner (Integrated Projects).
Public hearings are one component of the commission's two-year examination of the food animal production model commonly known as intensive or confined animal feeding operations, where hundreds -- and often times thousands -- of animals are raised in one location.
The agricultural operations of the northeastern United States are more focused on dairy, swine and poultry confined animal feeding operations.
s patented and proprietary technology provides a comprehensive environmental solution to the single largest source of pollution in US agriculture, Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO's).
About Bion: Founded in 1989, Bion provides waste management solutions to agriculture, focusing on livestock waste from confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs), such as large dairy and hog farms.
About Organix: Organix is an organic residuals management company specializing in the management, production, utilization, marketing and sales of organic-based soil amendments -- primarily those generated by confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) and municipalities.
Waterkeeper Alliance today is focused on protecting waterways from the pollution caused by Confined Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs.
The Company estimates an organization of approximately 30 existing participating companies in the United States where the concentration of confined animal feeding operations is greatest.