Selling more than five million market hogs each year doesn’t come without a fully staffed team on each of The Maschhoffs’ production sites. Finding, training and keeping good employees is a large part of the success story of The Maschhoffs’ fifth-generation business.
Hot and dry cornfield conditions are breeding grounds for dangerous aspergillus ear and kernel mold that produces aflatoxins. This toxin is a carcinogen, can harm livestock and can lead to rejection at the elevator.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule change that would make it clear air emissions reporting for animal waste is not required for livestock operations under current regulations.