Oink Outing Leads to Lots of Good Questions


Tuesday afternoon, August 14, ten people—including Pipestone Vet Clinic’s Carissa Odland, DVM, and Pipestone System’s Terry Wolters—crowded around the manager of Pheasant Run sow farm near Cleveland, Minnesota to hear a description of the farrowing process. Five of the 10

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Working Towards PRRS Control and Elimination


Pipestone Veterinary Clinic recently held a series of meetings to bring clients and system shareholders the latest information on control and elimination of the PRRS virus. Held in Mitchell, SD, Pipestone, MN, and Independence, IA, the meetings discussed data the

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Father-Son Team Blossoms With Pipestone System


Donnie Bloes (pronounced Blaze) sells feed and finishes pigs. He and his dad Jerry own B&B Farm Store, a retail business and feed mill in Jesup, Iowa, just east of Waterloo. Jerry has worked in this business for 50 years,

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System Offers Career Opportunities

Northeast Iowa was home to Dan Rodas when he was growing up.  The family dairy farm provided learning experiences, challenges and satisfaction of seeing a job completed from start to finish.  The hard work and commitment continues today as Dan

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