Dunkirk Family Builds New Pig Barn for Next Generation

Dunkirk Family Builds New Pig Barn for Next Generation

Dereke and Chelsea Dunkirk recently built a new 4,800 pig barn outside of Farmersville. Friends, family and the local community were invited to the barn for an open house and meal to celebrate the addition to their farm. Tours were offered and a delicious... (more...)

Chad Towell Pigs in School

Towell pigs in school

Chad Towell, Farmweld Sales Representative, brought a couple pigs into the Kindergarten and 2nd grade classes at East Elementary School in Portland, Indiana as part of Ag Week last Friday. Chad discussed pig production with the kids. Chad said, “It... (more...)

Water: You can’t afford to take it for granted

water - most consumed nutrient

A clean, accessible water supply is critical to keep pigs growing. Feed, vaccinations, medications and biosecurity are all priorities in a producer’s toolbox to keep pigs healthy and growing. Yet water is the nutrient that pigs consume in the greatest... (more...)

Farmweld Gave Back with Pork

Farmweld Gave Back with Pork

Farmweld chooses a different charity to give back to every Christmas. This year we teamed up with Illinois Pork Producers Association and the Pork Power program. Farmweld donated 1,000 pounds of pork to the Central Illinois Foodbank. The Illinois Pork... (more...)

Contract Production Part III : Securing Funds & Final Steps

contract production funds & steps

Outlining considerations for contract production The finish line to raising hogs on contract is within reach. The initial decision-making process and commitment is complete, a pig supplier is on board, the site is selected and the permitting process... (more...)

Farmweld Hosts International Tour

TEUTOPOLIS, Illinois, June 5, 2017 – Farmweld hosted an International Tour of pork producers and veterinarians from five countries: China, Mexico, Myanmar, Vietnam and Ecuador on their way to World Pork Expo in Des Moines, IA.  Illinois Department... (more...)

Announcing New Episode of American Farmer Featuring Farmweld

American Farmer featuring Farmweld

Exploring the role technology plays in animal health and production. Jupiter, FL ─ DMG Productions is proud to announce a new episode of the highly acclaimed, award winning television program, American Farmer, airing on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 8:30... (more...)

American Farmer Series to Feature Farmweld, Airing on RFD-TV

American Farmer to feature Farmweld

DMG Productions explores recent advances in swine equipment. Jupiter, FL ─ DMG Productions is proud to announce that it will feature Farmweld, Inc. in an upcoming episode of the highly acclaimed television series, American Farmer, airing second quarter... (more...)

Contract Production Part II : Selecting Site & Permitting

contract production site & permitting

Outlining considerations for contract production Once you’ve thought through the idea of raising hogs on contract, the next steps involve selecting a site, starting the permitting process and preparing for construction.   “If you have contractor... (more...)

Contract Production Part I in a series: Do Your Homework Upfront

contract production considerations

Outlining considerations for contract production For anyone who has thought about raising hogs under contract, getting started can be a daunting task. The good news is that there are many options available today. Even better news is that you don’t... (more...)

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