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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 background to have...

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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...

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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 farm’....

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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 grower for...

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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...

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TOGETHER WE’RE IOWA STRONG

Monday, August 10th of 2020 will continue to be known as the day the Derecho storm swept across the Midwest, leaving parts of Iowa torn up to pieces. The USDA Risk Management Agency reported that "57 counties in Iowa were in the path of the storm. Within those 57...

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Reicks View Renewables Reduces 333 Tons of CO2 Emissions

Kaylie Reicks, Co-Owner, said that as fifth-generation pork producers they have spent several years looking for ways to improve the environment and continue to be sustainable. “Efficiency is already a part of our culture,” said Kaylie Reicks. “The low maintenance of solar generation couples with improved solar technology efficiency, makes the projects a perfect fit for our operation.”

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Difficult Times Leads to Stronger Communities

We are strong proponents of supporting our local communities. Whenever there is a need, we try to help in any way we can. When COVID-19 started spreading across Iowa in early March, we knew it was our duty to help. We searched through supplies in each department and...

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Manure: A Vital Part of Our Sustainability

Grain crops need both macronutrients and micronutrients to be able to produce grain. Farmers have the option to choose what type of fertilizer to apply to the soil for the upcoming crop. Each fertilizer is different in terms that each holds different amounts of...

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