Learn about the features of the 600 Head, Bed-Pack Cattle Finishing Barn that CCS will host an Open House at on June 17, 2021 near Goodrich, ND.Continue reading “UPCOMING: Kirby Steichen Open House”
Tips to help you keep up with ventilation maintenance!
A team of field agriculture engineers with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach released five articles covering the importance of proper maintenance and improvement of swine confinement facilities.Continue reading “Ventilation System Maintenance”
Tips that’ll help your swine facility last for the long-haul!
A team of field agriculture engineers with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach released five articles covering the importance of proper maintenance and improvement of swine confinement facilities.Continue reading “Confinement Facility Maintenance”
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”