March 14, 2017: SRAP News from the Field

 Pigs, Poultry, Petitions, Pollution & Public Education Since our last newsletter, SRAP has received seven new SOS calls for help from community members living in Minnesota, Maryland, Missouri, Florida, North Carolina, Georgia and Nebraska.The cumulative impact of the… Read More

Kim Gattuso – Smith Valley, Nevada

The cows began arriving on May 1, 2015. Just 150 feet from her front porch, the lights fired up, the noise began and life in Smith Valley has never been the same. It was far from what Kim… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: Nationally-Recognized Poultry Contract-Grower & Industry Whistleblower to Speak at New Series of NE Informational Meetings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2017 FREMONT, NE––As the proposed Costco-owned chicken processing operation in Fremont continues to be discussed and challenged by local residents, farmers and their families from surrounding Nebraska counties are weighing the benefits and… Read More

MEDIA ALERT: “Manure to Energy”: Who Really Gets Burned?

A Lower Eastern Shore community forum on the environmental & public health risks of industrial chicken manure incineration schemes WHAT:       Listen to expert testimony & learn about the scientific and real-world community impacts of “Manure to Energy”… Read More

UNDER CONTRACT: Poultry Industry Whistleblower to Speak at Cecil County Community Event on Wednesday, 3/8

Nationally-recognized former contract-grower for the poultry industry brings personal story & new documentary film to tell the untold truth of the contract poultry business  WHAT:     An evening of public education & conversation on the real-world facts of contract… Read More

February 8, 2017 SRAP News from the Field

 There’s a Lot Happening in the Field The New Year has started off with a bang. We continue to respond to calls for help because of new factory farms coming to town. Since the beginning of the year,… Read More

Conrad and Joan Cline

Joan Cline stepped out onto her back porch and into the morning breeze. Noting that the air was fresh and clean, she decided to hang her newly washed rugs out to dry before moving on to other chores… Read More

January 2017: SRAP News From The Field

We’re Standing With You The Socially Responsible Agricultural Project (SRAP) team has entered the New Year with a renewed commitment to support rural communities across the country working to protect themselves from the damages caused by factory farms. … Read More

Support SRAP This Holiday Season

      Blessings to You and Yours This Holiday Season From the SRAP Team! An SRAP Christmas T’was the night before Christmas on all of the farms The animals were napping in straw-filled barns. Their feed and… Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Arizona Resident Appeals, Wins Favorable Order on Hickman Egg Operation from Maricopa County Air Pollution Hearing Board

Hickman facility potentially operating without valid accounting of harmful industrial henhouse emissions; County ordered to review compliance with federal Clean Air Act PHOENIX, AZ—December 20, 2016—The Maricopa County Air Pollution Hearing Board (APHB) quietly issued an important and… Read More