Focusing on Business Basics Allows Family Farm to Thrive

Schwerin Owners Photo 2015

Focusing on sound business practices and management strategies has allowed the Schwerin family of Wood Lake, Minnesota, to build the foundation for a farm that provides opportunities for family members today and for generations to come. Dave Schwerin started farming

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Ventilation Guidelines


With temperatures fluctuating this time of year, ventilation can be tricky business.  Here’s some basic guidelines and checklists to keep your pigs healthy and you stress free.                          

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Award Highlights

casey award 2

We’ve always been proud of the great group of people working at Pipestone and the farmers we work alongside.  It’s hard not to be with some of the outstanding honors they have received lately! Don Buhl – Siehl Prize Dr.

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PEDv: Journey from China to United States

Dr. Scott Dee

When PEDv hit North America in 2013, it had many in the swine industry scratching their heads wondering how and why?  For any of you that were listening during your high school history classes, history tends to repeat itself.  Dr.

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Dr. Cameron Schmitt Receives the 40 Under 40 Award

Cameron Schmitt grew up watching his veterinarian father, David Schmitt, treat cows, cats, horses, dogs and any other patients his clients brought to the clinic. That experience inspired him to pursue a career as a veterinarian, but his practice is far

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