Pig farming for purpose and profit

October 19, 2023

During "Porktober," animal science alumna Lori Stevermer and her husband are featured for their sustainable approach to pork production on Trails End Farm



Alumna Lori Stevermer ('86 Animal Science) and her husband Dale raise pigs and crops at Trails End Farm, a testament to five generations of stewardship and dedication to sustainable agriculture.

This October during National Pork Month, their pork production operation is featured by the National Pork Board highlighting Lori and Dale's commitment to ensure that the pork produced on their farm is of the highest quality while protecting the environment through the planting of cover crops and use of renewable energy sources.

Lori has participated in the CFANS Mentor Program to share her career experiences with students. She enjoys talking to students about personal development and career opportunities, especially in agriculture. Lori loves hearing about what the individuals are studying and their thoughts on the future.