2012 Pork Industry Environmental Steward Award-winning Dahl Family Farms uses cutting-edge technology to improve the environment for both people and pigs. "We don't want to be just another name on that abstract," Wayne says. "We want to leave a legacy.
2012 Pork Industry Environmental Steward Award-winning Trail's End Sow Farm #2 is a large-scale sow farm surrounded by lush forages. The farm's approach to nutrient management helps provide habitat for wildlife while providing vegetative cover and haying opportunities.
2012 Pork Industry Environmental Steward Award-winning Future View Farms is located just six miles south of Lancaster, PA. The public exposure motivates the Jeff and Sue Frey Family to keep the farm in tip-top shape. The family also uses every opportunity to teach people about pork production.
Minnesota pork producers Wayne and Laura Dahl have made a commitment to stewardship. "We want to leave a legacy," Wayne Dahl says. Take a video tour and learn more about these 2012 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards Award winners....More
Future View Farm is a family operation in the shadow of Pennsylvania's historic Boehm's Chapel. Jeff and Sue Frey, assisted by their children, Clara and Ross, use public exposure as a motivator to keep their farm in tip-top shape. Take a video tour and learn more about these 2012 Pork industry Environmental Steward Award winners....More
Visitors use words such as "scenic" and "tranquil" to describe Trail's End Sow Farm #2 near Ames, OK. Jeff Mencke and Bill Barnes are being recognized as 2012 Pork Industry Environmental Stewards for their management skills. Take a video tour and learn more about their award-winning approach to pork production....More
An Ontario pork producer has developed a new automatic air inflation/deflation (AAID) control system that can help reduce soil compaction problems when operating heavy manure application equipment....More
When artificial insemination is used, it is imperative that the stockperson learn to simulate the actions of the boar. The more the boar is allowed to stimulate the female, the greater the chances of producing a standing response. When stimulation is provided effectively, estrus lasts longer and ovulation is greater.