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Hog farm decision tabled

February 21, 2014

    A standing-room-only crowd packed the meeting room of the Adams County Plan Commission Thursday evening, with most of the more than 60 people in attendance there to speak out against a proposed large-scale hog operation planned for the outskirts of Pleasant Mills.
    After more than two hours of discussion and debate, a decision on the controversial hog farm was merely pushed down the road by a month when the commission tabled the matter until its March 20 meeting.
    The plan commission, meeting in the commissioners’ meeting room at the Adams County Service Complex, convened to consider intensive livestock applications filed by county residents Daniel Girod and Benjamin Girod. The father and son are seeking to construct two hog finishing facilities that will contain some 4,800 head of hogs on C.R. 225N, between Piqua Road and S.R. 101.
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