Farmers win nuisance lawsuit

Farmers win nuisance lawsuit

A recent jury verdict in Buchanan County District County found that a cattle feeding operation near Rowley didn't create a nuisance.

The verdict in a lawsuit filed by three neighbors in two residences is a clear indication that Iowans understand that livestock belong in the state and that farmers are working hard to care for the environment, as well as for their animals, said Daryl Higgins, who owns cattle on the farm involved in the lawsuit.

“I always felt that we had a very good case because there had been ...

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