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.
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.
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 eatpork.org.
HBI selected as one of 30 procurement suppliers nationwide for the Spirit of Excellence Award.
Haverkamp Brothers Inc, Bern named Kansas Pork All-American.