"You hold your breath and when it's really bad you get the taste in your mouth," said Carroll Harless, a 70-year-old retired corn-and-soybean farmer from Iowa Falls.
In Iowa, where the 20 million hogs easily outnumber the 3 million people, the rotten-egg-and-ammonia smell of hog waste often wafts into homes, landing like a punch to the chest.
To those who make light of the smell, Harkin extended an open invitation: Come to Iowa and take a whiff. The Associated Press
Considering the clean fresh crisp mountain air I was accustomed to breathing before moving to Iowa...I have to laugh at this article to refrain myself from exhibiting gloominess. :)