Remodeling: Is it right for you?

Hog barn remodel potential

Structural soundness dictates a hog barn’s remodeling potential, but there is much to consider.   Perhaps you have a hog barn in need of upgrades, or you’re thinking about changing its function or are looking to purchase a building and want... (more...)

Farmweld Leads in Hog-Production Manufacturing

Farmweld Hog-Production Manufacturing

– Crystal Reed, Effingham Daily News – Jul 18, 2019   Located on the edge of Teutopolis, Farmweld is one of the leading hog production manufacturers in the industry. “We have a system of products for all aspects of a farmer’s needs... (more...)

Group sow housing: No one size fits all

group sow housing or stalls combo

The key is finding what works for you.       Pork producers continuously surpass productivity levels because of years of trial, error and refinement. Management is key and what works for one producer, the pigs, staff or facilities may not work... (more...)

PORK Perspectives: A Minute with Frank Brummer

PORK Perspectives: Frank Brummer - fishing

Jennifer Shike – June 27, 2019 Pork Perspectives is a recurring column that provides business and leadership strategy tips from some of the pork industry’s finest. Meet Frank Brummer, president of Farmweld. An adventurer at heart, Farmweld’s... (more...)

Farmweld Groundbreaking State-of-the-Art Offices

Farmweld Groundbreaking state-of-the-art offices

June 11, 2019 – Farmweld held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the state-of-the-art offices it’s building to continue to attract “the best and the brightest” employees to Farmweld. The social setting of the event was supplemented with pork... (more...)

Meet a Maker

Farmer Today pork manufacturer

  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

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

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...)

RFD-TV Highlights Innovation at Farmweld

RFD-TV Highlights Farmweld Innovations from customer feedback

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...)

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