Learn about the features of the 625 Head, Deep-Pit Cattle Finishing Barn that CCS hosted an Open House at on November 7, 2020.Continue reading “Open House in Honor of Paul & Justin Shonka”
The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program’s second round was announced on September 18, 2020. President Donald J. Trump and Sonny Perdue, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, announced $14 billion dollars to go towards relief to agricultural producers from the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading “Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2)”
Cattle comfort is the top priority in cattle confinement barns. The building is designed to maximize the animal’s comfort and performance.Continue reading “Cattle Comfort in Livestock Housing is Top Priority!”
Tips to Get Your Heaters Ready for the Winter Weather!
Cold weather is upon us and as you prepare your barns for the winter, we wanted to get you a few tips for Preseason Heater Maintenance! Kevin Rath from AP and CCS put together a list and a video of 5 tips to help your heater be in tip-top-shape for that first cold night.Continue reading “Pre-Season Heater Maintenance”
The 50’x368’ Cow/Calf Bed-Pack Facility is equipped with a back alley/creep area, working facility, and exterior load out. It has capacity for approximately 160-170 cow/calf pairs. The barn was financed in part by F & C Bank.Continue reading “Hamilton Farm’s Open House”
When we think about adding into our operation, the number one question that pops into our heads is “How much will it cost?” It is in our nature to jump to this question first and here at CCS, we understand your thought process. That question is very hard to answer without some background information, so this article is to walk you through the information needed to provide a pricing estimate on a barn.Continue reading “Interested in Adding a Barn to Your Operation? Here’s how pricing estimates work…”
Marketing Your Meat Products from a Processing Facility
CCS Team hosted a webinar on June 30 at 1:00 pm with the interviewee, Kevin Barnhill of Blair Meat Market. This webinar was focused on the topic of how to market the meat products from a processing facility.Continue reading “CCS Webinar Series – Processing Facilities: Marketing Your Meat Products”
Diversify Your Operation
Are you frustrated with the commodity markets? Having all of your eggs in one basket can be scary and not the best business model in these uncertain times. You just invested a lot of money in a row crop and now its futures price is depressing at best. You’re frustrated… And that’s understandable.Continue reading “Diversify Your Operation & Maximize Revenue Per Acre”
Did you attend the latest webinar on Processing Facilities?
CCS is dedicated to producer education and continued learning. The industry is always changing and there are many opportunities for growth. Our goal is to provide educational opportunities so you can grow your operation and/or investment. The most recent webinar was on Processing Facilities.Continue reading “CCS Webinar Series – Processing Facilities: Design & Construction”
Have You Ever Heard of a SHOUSE?
A Shouse? What is that!? It is a Shed-House and they are starting to become very popular. Why not build a new home that can double as a place to park equipment, work, and spend time with friends after work?Continue reading “Building SHOUSES Before They Were Popular”