Testing propane lines for leaks

Temperatures this morning in southern Minnesota were in the low 50’s, meaning furnaces were operating in swine nursery rooms with newly weaned pigs or in wean-finish sites with small pigs. Many producers have begun thinking about being sure furnaces in all production facilities are operational before they head to the fields in coming weeks to begin fall harvest. Read More...

slaughter weight thoughts

Climatologists tell us we are on the back-side of summer heat. Historically, the last 2 weeks of July have the highest sustained temperatures. While we will still have days of heat, going forward we can expect night time lows to start declining. As a result, feed intake by growing pigs will begin to increase, meaning slaughter weights will increase. Read More...