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By: Angie Dobson
May 7th, 2015

Kendall Claeys, of Belgian Acres Inc. located in Eastern Iowa, discusses why they chose to build a monoslope beef barn instead of some of the other options available. He also talks about the generation transition of farms and bringing the next generation back to the farm.

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By: Rich Hines
December 1st, 2014

An interview with Blake Durbin in regards to Larry Durbin's beef monoslope, built by Summit Livestock Facilities. Listen to Blake explain how getting cattle under roof reduces labor and improves overall cattle health.

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By: Rich Hines
July 3rd, 2013

Nic Rowe (Pro Ag Engineering, Jackson, MN) is a Professional Engineer and is licensed in 5 states (IA, MN, SD, NE, and WI). In this video, Nic talks about environmental concerns of the EPA as it relates to eliminating run-off.

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Beef | Videos

By: Rich Hines
March 1st, 2013

Duane Riddle of Rochester, Indiana, explains the importance of airflow ventilation in a cattle feeding facility and why he chose a monoslope beef barn design for his cattle backgrounding and beef cattle growing operation.

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Beef | Videos

By: Angie Dobson
February 25th, 2013

Larry O'Hern of Vermont, Illinois explains how the rubber slats over pit design of his monoslope beef barn has increased operating efficiency and productivity, improved animal health, improved feed efficiency, rate of gain and overall cattle performance. 

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By: Rich Hines
February 8th, 2013

An interview with Brent Lorimor of Farragut, Iowa, in regards to his monoslope beef barn, built by Summit Livestock Facilities. Listen to what he has to say about the overall performance of his beef barn and how it's improving his cattle comfort, health and profitability.

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Beef | Videos

By: Rich Hines
January 30th, 2013

David Eisenmann shares his thoughts on the benefits of his monoslope beef barn. Learn a little bit about David's beef cattle feedlot operation and hear why he chose a Summit Livestock Facilities Monoslope Beef Barn.

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Beef | Videos

By: Rich Hines
January 30th, 2013

Dan Koons, past president of the National Cattleman's Beef Association, talks about Funk Farm's monoslope cattle confinement building designed and built by Summit Livestock Facilities.