The North Dakota Farm Bureau is challenging a township ordinance that prevented a large-scale swine unit from being built in Cass County. NDFB wans the courts to reject the Howes Township ordinance. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem have determined the township failed to provide any reason to justify the set-back requirement. NDFB is also suing Pelican Township in Ramsey County, which denied a permit request for another swine farm.
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