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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bishops in "For I Was Hungry and You Gave Me Food," in which they wrote, "Catholic teaching about the stewardship of creation leads us to question certain farming practices, such as the operation of massive confined animal feeding operations.
Airborne antibiotic resistant and nonresistant bacteria and fungi recovered from two swine herd confined animal feeding operations.
Air and water pollution from Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) is reduced to such low levels that high-density livestock operations can now be constructed on a scale large enough (50,000+ head) to efficiently integrate them with biofuel/ethanol production in a manner that is environmentally sustainable (Integrated Projects).
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).
The agricultural operations of the northeastern United States are more focused on dairy, swine and poultry confined animal feeding operations.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Waterkeeper Alliance today is focused on protecting waterways from the pollution caused by Confined Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs.
Today, most hogs are raised in Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO), which allow some facilities to produce more than a million hogs annually.