It’s difficult for any business to remain profitable for nearly 140 years, but brothers Kent and Barry Holden, of Holden Farms in Northfield, Minn., run one of the largest pork operations in the country.
In a conversation with a writer this week I was asked a variety of questions about this falls markets and the opening of new slaughter plants next summer. I've also had conversations this week with equipment suppl
The Agricultural Data Coalition (ADC) announced the formation of a farmer advisory board to assist the coalition in accomplishing its core principle of farmers being in control of the data collected on their operations
It’s obvious the five members of the fifth generation at Holden Farms are comfortable with one another, and their father-owners. A friendly camaraderie permeates the meeting room where they gather to share ideas.
Pork producers are becoming increasingly tech-savvy, and it's interesting to see how equipment, record-keeping tools, environmental controls and other devices have changed over time. Producers use computers to run