LAWLER, IOWA

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FAMILY FARM

since 1977

RECENT NEWS

04/08/2016
Ag Educ. Center Open House Gary Sovereign, red shirt, explains to locals how the air scrubber works in the swine production area of the Ag Education Center at the Howard County Fairgrounds.   By MARCIE KLOMP News Editor tpdeditor@crescotimes.com Published: Friday, April 8, 2016 9:27 AM CDT CRESCO - A large crowd attended the open house for the swine production area of the Ag Education Center at the Howard County Fairgrounds on March 22. Visitors were able to tour the new center, and all came away very impressed with the state-of-the art facility, especially the swine production area. Those attending the open house first gathered in the new show arena for an introduction and comments. Tom Barnes, Executive Secretary of Howard County Fair Board, welcomed everyone and noted the presence of several dignitaries, including Dr. Liang Wee Ph.D., President NICC; Alan Br... read more
10/16/2015
Oct. 9 started out with three busloads of area FFA students, 140 in total, pulling up to Reicks View Farms Busch Finisher Barn at 9 a.m. and ran non-stop until 7:00. Oct. 9 started out with three busloads of area FFA students, 140 in total, pulling up to Reicks View Farms Busch Finisher Barn at 9 a.m. and ran non-stop until 7 p.m., with local residents coming by to see what modern pig farming is all about. All told, more than 500 people made the trip to tour the new state-of-the-art facility south of Cresco throughout the day. “It was so great to see so many people from the area coming to learn about how we raise hogs today,” says Dale Reicks, owner of Reicks View Farms. “Having this small window of time before the pigs arrived at the barn was a great opportunity for everyone to see what a barn is really like. “It was especially great to see the FFA students here, learning about the sustainability of modern hog farming,” Reicks says. &ldquo... read more
10/16/2015
Reicks View Farms and the New Hampton MidSummer Tourney teamed up for some golf fun this summer. With all of their hard work and coordinated efforts, they were able to donate $261 to the Chickasaw county food pantry! Thanks to everyone who came out and supported. Pictured (Left): RVF Employees Haley Pagel, Donelle Barthelme, Chickasaw County food panty representative, and MidSummer Tourney Chairman Ryan Rausch. ... read more
10/26/2015
CRESCO, Iowa — Friday, Oct. 9 began with three busloads of FFA students -- 140 in total -- pulling up to the Busch Finisher Barn at Reicks View Farm. By the end of the day, more than 500 people had toured the new state-of-the-art facility south of Cresco. "It was so great to see so many people from the area coming to learn about how we raise hogs today," said owner Dale Reicks. "Having this small window of time before the pigs arrived was a great opportunity for everyone to see what a barn is really like. It was especially great to see the FFA students here, learning about the sustainability of modern hog farming. We were able to show them how the crops we grow go into the feed for the hogs and the manure from the hogs goes back in the ground to feed the next year's crop." Reicks View Farms employees conducted group tours through the day and answered questions about how the barn will support up to 7,499 hogs as they grow to market weight. "Th... read more