We made the decision to transition from a "farrow to finish" to a "wean to finish" system. This means we will now be purchasing baby pigs. We renovated the hog buildings to accommodate this change.
Just days before planting began, snow fell and covered the ground. As you can see from the various screens in the tractor cab, we are continuing to collect lots of data to help us make more precise decisions.
Dennis stopped by WHO radio in Des Moines to talk about "Hams Across America" for the Iowa Pork Producers!
We purchased a new tile plow to install our own drainage tile. This will move excess water from below the soil surface so crop yields will improve. We will use our existing GPS signal for grade control.