28 S Linn St.
3/11: What You Should Know About
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
John will be speaking on the importance of
environmental, social, and economic issues
related to the large-confinement livestock and
poultry operations that are proliferating rural
Iowa, and sustainability with an emphasis on
agriculture and economics.
John Ikerd, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural
Economics, was raised on a small dairy farm in
southwest Missouri and received his BS, MS, and
Ph.D. degrees in agricultural economics from
the University of Missouri. He worked in private
industry for a time and spent thirty years in
various professorial positions at four different state
universities before retiring in early 2000. He is the
author of six published books.