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Global Farmer Network board member Tim Burrack thought a month ago he’d have to destroy hundreds of pigs he was unable to get processed after thousands of front-line meatpacking workers became sick with the coronavirus, forcing plants to temporarily shutter. It was a pretty damn dark time.

Learn his story in this June 24, 2020 Boone News Republican article by Donnelle Eller, Des Moines Register.

Tim Burrack

Tim Burrack

Tim grows corn, seed corn, soybeans and produces pork. Has been very involved with Mississippi River lock improvements and has traveled to Brazil to research their river, rail and road infrastructure changes. Tim volunteers as a board member for the Global Farmer Network and is currently serving as Vice Chairman.

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