Farmers build neighbor support for hog barn expansion

Eric and Emily Crosman have always placed special emphasis on caring for their livestock and the environment. So when it came time for the Crosmans to face the Boone County Board of Supervisors during a public hearing, neighbors and friends were ready to speak up about the Crosmans’ efforts.

Bret Pierce, a Boone County Farm Bureau member and farmer in Woodward, said the Crosmans set a good example.

"I would like to point out that Eric is one of the best examples of a livestock producer that we have in Boone County," Pierce said. "He is following all of the steps and going above and beyond to care for his animals and also...

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