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Meet the Savings Incentive Program Class of 2019

Matthew and Donna Swanson

Matthew and Donna started JSC Stock Farms near Story City in 2015 after purchasing an acreage consisting of pasture and timber. Today, they raise pork and beef using old-fashioned methods.  This type of farming is more time-consuming and labor-intensive, but it allows their three children to be involved. As their farm grows, Matthew and Donna foresee obtaining more pasture to expand their beef operation, and expanding to other markets such as restaurants and food distributors. They are planning to use their Savings Incentive Program match money to add fencing and purchase more breeding stock.

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