PigEasy president, Dave Klocke, was featured in a feature on Farmworx magazine written by Darcy Dougherty Maulsby. The following is an excerpt from that article. You can read the full article and discover more about Farmworx by clicking on the link below.
Distinguished Service to Agriculture: PigEasy founder Dave Klocke Receives Statewide Award
Soaring corn prices in 2008 were great for grain growers but tough for pork producers like Dave Klocke. As he was trying to manage feed costs, Klocke was also trying to find ways to address some soft spots in his swine operation’s production metrics.
The issue stuck in his mind when he attended a training seminar sponsored by a swine genetics company. “We have excellent genetics companies and nutrition companies providing great resources,” said Klocke, a farmer-turned-inventor/entrepreneur from Templeton. “I suspected that tapping into this genetic potential went back to feed intake.”