Like other pig farmers in Missouri, Scott Phillips agrees that one of the most positive changes in the industry was when pigs were moved out of [...] Read more
When you think of an environmentalist, what do you picture?
Does he look anything like me?
While I may not fit the picture in your head, [...] Read more
Caring for animals brings me joy.
It’s hard work, sure, and the pay certainly doesn’t reflect the time and stress that goes into it. But watching our pigs grow and strive and excel is the kind of reward that’s worth a [...] Read more
Erin Brenneman, who farms with her husband, Tim, near Southeast Iowa, says she enjoys blowing away stereotypes about women in agriculture. “It’s fun,” she insists. “I take can take care of pigs, load market hogs [...] Read more
Each year individual military service members make the ultimate sacrifice for their country, and they will not be coming home this holiday season. Whether it is the first year or the fifth year without them, the empty place left in [...] Read more
Dale and Laura Reicks, founders of Reicks View Farms in northeast Iowa, are committed to sharing their talents and treasures with those in need. That’s why the fifth-generation quality pig and corn farm does so much to give back to [...] Read more
Community pride runs deep for farmers across the country. For Chuck and Wathina Luthi of Oklahoma, that community pride is exactly why they continue to give back to their local communities year after year.
“We’re proud to live in our community [...] Read more
When you meet Brad and Peggy Greenway, from Mitchell South Dakota, you can instantly see that they are passionate about agriculture and pig farming. That’s why it’s no wonder that they spend their time giving back to their community in [...] Read more
The Schwab family, who farms near Oxford Ohio, believes by being involved their local community, it makes for better relationships and understanding of today’s pig farming.
“Our community is important to us,” said Lauren Schwab. “It starts at the farm, working [...] Read more
The holiday season brings a certain amount of cheer to people which is why so many tend to give to others in need. For some though, they choose to donate their time all year.
The Maschhoffs is a fifth generation family-farm [...] Read more