Uniform pigs: A goal worth setting

The path to achieving full-value market hogs starts early.A group of uniform pigs is easier to manage, more efficiently utilizes inputs and broadens the opportunity to achieve full value at market. However, it’s no small achievement.   From... (more...)

Richardson Holds Modern Pig Barn Open House

Livonia, Missouri – Bob Richardson recently built a new 3,600 head wean-to-finish swine barn outside of Livonia. Friends, family and the local community were invited to an open house and meal.The open house allowed visitors to get a look inside... (more...)

SLP: The Next Step in Sow Productivity Measures

Sow lifetime productivity more fully represents total farm impact.Pigs per sow per year (PSY) has become the gold standard of sow productivity measures. But what does it really tell you? If a female pig weans 12 pigs in her first... (more...)

Farmweld Donates Pork to a 2nd Food Pantry

From left Jonathan Wakefield of Farmweld, Food Pantry Director Dawn Rhodes, Freedom Ministries Executive Director Vickie Kight and Alan Kollman, District 11 Director for the Illinois Pork Producers, are shown with a freezer of pork that was... (more...)

Farmweld Rep Visits Bogotà, Colombia – Rapidly Growing Pork Market

November 20, 2018 – U.S. pork officials are always looking to expand exports into new markets, so it was an easy decision when the National Pork Producers Council, National Pork Board and U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) collaborated to arrange... (more...)

Farmweld Donates to Catholic Charities through IL Pork Producer’s Pork Power Program

Published on November 20 2018 9:40 am Last Updated on November 20 2018 9:49 am Written by Greg Sapp Pork Power paid a visit to the Effingham Catholic Charities headquarters Monday, delivering 500 pounds of ground pork for clients of the people-helping... (more...)

Farmweld Strengthens Sales Support in IA, MN, NE & Surrounding States

October 31, 2018 – Farmweld is committed to providing U.S. pork producers with the highest quality equipment and services. To expand that effort, the company has hired Brent Jackson to provide field sales support in vital pig production states. “Our... (more...)

How to Manage Feed Efficiency for the Bottom Line

Focus on things you can control.The hog market is cyclical in nature, and during price downturns there’s a renewed urgency to fine-tune management. Anytime red ink begins to flow onto hog-farm ledgers it’s wise to sharpen management and attend to... (more...)

Elise and Steve Toohill Barn Open House

Elise and Steve Toohill held a Barn Open House on September 4, 2018 in Lancaster, MO. The Toohill Family invited the community, friends and family to tour their new 3,600 head wean to market barn. Attendees enjoyed a free pork chop sandwich and saw modern... (more...)

Farmweld wins the EffingHAM-JAM 2018 Corporate Challenge

Farmweld wins the EffingHAM-JAM 2018 Corporate Challenge.  We had a great time serving the large crowd! http://www.thexradio.com/news/78-local-news/34897-hometown-throwdown-corporate-challenge-winners             Read More →

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