Author: Haverkamp Brothers

Wean to Finish Animal Caregiver


IMMEDIATE OPENING FOR THIS POSITION, which is full-time & based out of our Home Farm in Bern, Kansas.  Shift hours are flexible.  We are looking to add a team member who shares our passion and strong commitment caring for pigs and feeding families. We are an equal opportunity employer offering competitive wages and excellent benefits

JOB SUMMARY: Wean to Finish Animal Caregiver provides daily care to all animals following HBI standard operating procedures.

HavWin, LLC – Producer finds solution to save fallback pigs

Story by Kevin Schulz

An esteemed panel of judges chose eight products from the World Pork Expo New Product Tour as finalists.

Farmers have always been good at seeing a problem, and rather than waiting for someone else to fix it, they find the solution themselves. Roy Winkler fits that mold.

Winkler, a wean-finish production manager with Haverkamp Brothers at Bern, Kan., was tired of seeing weaned pigs fall back and he sought a better way to save more of the challenged pigs in their fallback pens.

Technology Developments help Advance Family Farm

Technology Developments help Advance Family Farm Photo

Story and photos by Sara Schwertner

Some may say that the good old days included times without computers, pagers and cell phones. But to Alan Haverkamp, these technological advances have aided in the growth and management of his family farm. Technology has come a long way in helping this Kansas hog farmer produce a healthy and delicious pork product and he wouldn’t go back.

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Hello, and thank you for visiting our page! My name is Alan (third from left). My brothers and I farm one of 1,500 pork farms in Kansas. My family and I live in the northeast part of the state.

My four older brothers started raising pigs in high school and in the early 1980’s … Read More on

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