Hog farmer Bob Young had to overcome lawsuits from his neighbors before building his confinement facility near Rochester. Says Young: “There are a few (city people) that come out here and think we got to change everything so we can make it city living. And that won’t work.”
Individual state constitutions across the nation spell out a host of guaranteed rights for their citizens. For example, same sex marriage or collective bargaining. But what about the right to farm? From the WUIS Harvest Desk, Bill Wheelhouse reports on a drive to establish that guarantee:
The way hog farmer Bob Young sees it, city people just don’t understand farmers.
“There are a few that come out here and think we got to change everything so we can make it city living,” he said. “And that won’t work.”