Meet a Maker

  Illinois business marks decades of focus on pork industry needs May 11, 2019 – Illinois Farmer Today, Missouri Farmer Today & Iowa Farmer Today – by Phyllis Coulter Teutopolis, Ill. – When Frank Brummer was 21 years old,... (more...)

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...)

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...)

Contract Production Part III : Securing Funds & Final Steps

Outlining considerations for contract productionThe 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...)

RFD-TV Highlights Innovation at Farmweld

June 13th, 2017, American Farmer highlighted Farmweld’s dedication to customer feedback, which in turn sparks innovations that make raising hogs easier for producers.  Farmweld, based in Teutopolis, Illinois, known for its durable, precision-crafted... (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

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

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

Outlining considerations for contract productionOnce 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

Farmweld equipped pig barn

Outlining considerations for contract productionFor 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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