Animal Health and Biosecurity Drive Changes, Growth for Family Operation

Harold & Pam

Adapting to a changing industry and adopting new business and management practices has allowed Harold Dekkers and his family to maintain and grow the Hawarden, Iowa, farm that has been in his family for decades. “I’ve lived in the same

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Antibiotic resistance: Pipestone Investigates at the Farm Level

Dr. Joel Nerem

By: Ann Hess, editor at National Hog Farmer Ever since the Center for Disease Control released their 2013 report, Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, stating that each year at least 2 million people get an antibiotic-resistant infection, and

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A Team of Experts at Your Sow Farm

PIpeVet Parkston-9820

Running a sow farm is complex and labor intensive, which is why over 400 independent producers rely on Pipestone System to manage their sow farm.  The concept of the Pipestone System is simple, a group of independent producers come together

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