Here are some newsworthy articles for everyone to read.  Please make your voice heard. 

CAFO Freehttp://www.farmworldonline.com/News/NewsArticle.asp?newsid=9497   

Animal ID

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/05/business/05livestock.html?scp=2&sq=nais&st=cse

School Lunch Safety

http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2010-02-04-school-lunch_N.htm

We have a new concern - applying paper sludge to fields in Indiana.  The sludge comes Illinois.  Could Indiana become the dumping grounds of the US?

 This article has information on paper sludge and we are working on finding out more information. You might want to send IDEM this info.  http://www.rfu.org/cacw/pollutionSludge4.htm 

This is an excellent editorial on how we have lost local control--many citizens and organizations testified against the bill last year that has brought us to this end of local control..  Remember manure also fits in this law.   http://www.isco.purdue.edu/index.html    

Be sure and read the goals of the State Chemist Office.