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Follow Friday

Follow Friday

In the 4 months since I’ve started in this role with Gro Master, one of the biggest things I’ve learned is how much I don’t know.  I have a lot to learn about agriculture, the hog industry, farmers, and what it means to provide safe…

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Life in the farrowing barn

Life in the farrowing barn

EEEEEP! So cute. While we were in Kentucky, I got to visit a sow unit. Chad and I spend most of our time in wean-to-finish or grow-finish facilities (although the nursery barns are my absolute favorite) since that’s where the company’s product line has largely…

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Sunshine & sunflowers

Sunshine & sunflowers

Every Monday needs a little sunshine. We found these beauties growing along the road in Iowa. These insects (lygus bugs) could pose a problem on a field of confection sunflowers. Lucky for the bugs, these are wild(sun)flowers. I’m always thankful for bright spots of beauty…

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