We’re going on a ride along today.

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Basically, this means we’ll spend the day with an integrator who uses the Crystal Spring wet/dry feeder, driving around to various sites to visit their growers’ barns. (I see a number of white tyvek marshmallow suits in my future.)

These visits are really valuable for both Gro Master and our customers. We get to see the feeders in action, which helps us know how they’re operating and what kinds of problems producers are experiencing. We use our observations to influence product development and future improvements to the feeder. The integrators and growers get our expertise and outside view of their operation. We’re often able to make suggestions to help further improve feeder performance and feed conversion, or share ideas on how to cut down on feed and water wastage.

And I get to take pictures of pigs. So everybody wins, really. Time for more coffee.

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