Tyson addresses trash issue after disposable masks pile up on nearby farmland


by Andrew Rogers, CBS14 Siouxland News (IA)

April 1st 2021


DAKOTA CITY, Neb. Masks have become a necessity in our world today, but they've also become an inconvenience for one farmer in Dakota City, Neb.


It's a problem he's been dealing with for weeks.


For nearly a week, disposable masks flooded the property of Cardinal Farms, located directly across the street from the Tyson Foods plant in Dakota City.


"This is a main entrance to Dakota City and it doesn't need to look like a garbage dump," Cardinal Farms owner John Swick stated.


Swick took videos of the property Wednesday evening, March 31st.


All the little white specks seen are masks that have blown across the parking lot of Tyson Foods and onto his property...


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