Christensen Farms Responds to Video Release

SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. announced last week that it had suspended seven employees after allegations of possible improper animal care at one of its hog farms located near Luverne, Minnesota. Today LCA, a Los Angeles-based group, released a video depicting animal mistreatment

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Ag Gets Waiver From “Hours Of Service” Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 10, 2015 – America’s hog, cattle and poultry farmers have been granted a two-year waiver from the U.S. Department of Transportation hours-of-service rule for certain drivers. The rule, issued in mid-2013 by DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), requires truck drivers to take

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