Construction Update

-Westwood is complete with pigs in it.

-Home Farm should be done in the next month or so.

-Dogwood – Remodeled with steel ceilings and sidewalls, also did some electrical work.

-Eastwood – seeding to be done in the future


– Waiting on the weather to cooperate.

-1 – 1 ½ feet of frost in the ground.  Once it warms up they will start hauling manure and putting on fertilizer.

Staffing Updates

-Mike Hensley last day will be April 8th , wish him the best on his future endeavors.

-Shelby Flugum will join the scale team on April 4th.

-Rhonda Dean is the new Cost Accountant and will start on April 25th.

-Ellie Kramer will start April 4 (Live Production Analyst)

Monthly Munchers

-Emily and Cari will send out an email with the monthly groups.  Each group will plan a lunch of their choice.  This is a fun way to get to know each other and work with people from different departments.


-Holiday ham deliveries have started.

-Donating over 750 to area food banks.

-Area daycares that serve the RVF employees.  If you have a daycare that you would like to donate a ham to, please contact Cari by April 7th.  [email protected]

-We are also donating hams to 19 area police and sheriff departments (Counties include: Chickasaw, Howard, Allamakee, Fayette, Winneshiek, Mitchell)