Trading Kicks for Cowboy Boots

Many children who grow up in the city dream of having the ‘farm life.’ At the Mighty Howard County Fair in Cresco, IA, children trade their kicks for cowboy boots. The Reicks View Ag Education Center provides opportunities for children with no farm...

Reicks View Farms Welcomes 2021 Interns

Avery Mather, Swine Production Intern Avery is originally from State Center, IA. She grew up heavily involved within the agriculture industry where she showed hogs and cattle for 4H. Avery is currently studying Agricultural Business at Iowa State University. In her...

Investing In a Better Tomorrow

“When we talk about family farms, there is often the vision of parents with kids,” said Brady Reicks. “Over time as farms have gotten bigger, it takes more people than just one family to get the job done. Sometimes this leads to the label of not being a ‘family...

Every Pig Counts

While growing up on a family farm, it didn’t take long for Jason Ludwig to grow a passion for farming. Jason grew up working alongside his dad and uncle growing crops and raising livestock. His passion for agriculture has now evolved into being a production...
Hard Work & Heart: From Mexico to Iowa

Hard Work & Heart: From Mexico to Iowa

Jose Delgado had no background in agriculture when he moved from Mexico to the United States in 1995. He lived in California for a short period of time exploring different career opportunities. Afterwards, he moved to Iowa to be closer to his family members. When Jose...