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Porcine Farms LLC

Porcine Farms LLC Porcine Farms LLC is the family farm of Brian & Jennifer Robinson, growing healthy pork, corn, and soybean products in a sustainable way. The family farm of Brian & Jennifer Robinson, producing pork, corn, and soybeans.

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09/16/2022
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Don’t underestimate what you do each and every day as a pig farmer – feeding your family as well as everyone else's, says Heather Hill, president of the National Pork Board and an Indiana pig farmer.

$57,000,000,000That's alot of bacon.Thank you to all of those who care for our nation's pigs.
07/12/2022
Pork Industry Now Contributes $57 Billion to U.S. GDP

$57,000,000,000
That's alot of bacon.
Thank you to all of those who care for our nation's pigs.

Did you know that more than 66,000 U.S. pig farms sold more than 140 million hogs in 2021 worth over $28 billion in gross cash receipts? A new NPPC report highlights how pig farmers are contributing to the economy.

We have just a few butcher spots for our delivery of 290# hogs to Elmwood Locker on May 31. Price is $275 delivered to E...
05/23/2022

We have just a few butcher spots for our delivery of 290# hogs to Elmwood Locker on May 31. Price is $275 delivered to Elmwood, not including butcher costs.

If interested, call Mark at 309.335.9920 right away.
Payment must be received by this Thursday, May 26, at noon!

Happy Summer Grilling!

05/05/2022

Growing family farm seeks Class A CDL driver.

Year-round position available.

Hourly pay will be commensurate with experience.

Requirements

Responsibility, reliability, timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude.
Valid CDL Class A driver’s license & reliable transportation
Able to lift 50 pounds and climb a ladder.
Able to pass our random drug screenings
Hours are typically Monday through Friday plus every other Saturday morning.

Extra hours expected during spring and fall.

03/24/2022

Growing family farm seeks Class A CDL driver.

Year-round position available.

Hourly pay will be commensurate with experience.

Requirements

Responsibility, reliability, timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude.
Valid CDL Class A driver’s license & reliable transportation
Able to lift 50 pounds and climb a ladder.
Able to pass our random drug screenings
Hours are typically Monday through Friday plus every other Saturday morning.

Extra hours expected during spring and fall.

02/22/2022

Growing family farm seeks Class A CDL driver.

Year-round position available.

Hourly pay will be commensurate with experience.

Requirements

Responsibility, reliability, timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude.
Valid CDL Class A driver’s license & reliable transportation
Able to lift 50 pounds and climb a ladder.
Able to pass our random drug screenings
Hours are typically Monday through Friday plus every other Saturday morning.

Extra hours expected during spring and fall.

Mouthwatering Protein!
11/01/2021
The Power of Pork Protein

Mouthwatering Protein!

When you think of pork, think of protein. Versatile, easy to cook, and part of a healthy diet. Oh, did we mention delicious? Per 3 oz. serving:Pork Loin: 159...

It's time to feed the pigs.
10/28/2021
Pig Out with Eric Stonestreet

It's time to feed the pigs.

Other dictionaries may say that to "Pig Out" means to over-indulge on bad food, but Eric Stonestreet knows the truth. With healthy, nutritious ingredients in...

Proud to be Pig Farmers
10/26/2021
When Pigs Fly with Eric Stonestreet

Proud to be Pig Farmers

You may have heard the term "When Pigs Fly," but does it mean what you think? Former pig farmer Eric Stonestreet brought out the Rural Dictionary to teach us...

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10/24/2021

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Yep!
10/16/2021

Yep!

Pigs grow fast naturally so growth hormones are never given! 🐷🐖🐽

In fact federal regulations prohibit the use of hormones in chicken and pork, so you should never pay more for a “hormone free” label!

**Note, all living things produce their own hormones.
#FoodFacts
#NationalPorkMonth
#RealFarmersRealFood

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08/21/2021

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We are thankful for a great team!
08/12/2021

We are thankful for a great team!

08/04/2021

Progressive, growing family farm seeks Class A CDL Driver for harvest and up to 3 months following to haul grain. Applicant should be willing to also drive field tractors. Hourly pay commensurate with experience, mechanical ability, and flexibility.


Requirements
• Responsibility, reliability, timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude.
• Valid CDL Class A driver’s license & reliable transportation
• Able to pass our random drug screenings
• Available to work long hours and rotating weekends
• Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, stand, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel, squat for extended time on varied surfaces with noise levels that may require hearing protection
• Possess good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand, and finger dexterity
• High School diploma preferred
• Farm experience preferred

Responsibilities
• Improve farm profitability (which leads to employee profitability) by being a self-starter, communicating clearly, keeping an excellent attitude, working as a team player.
• Practice safety around animals, equipment, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.
• Maintain, operate, and clean farm equipment, always leaving equipment ready for its next use.
• Complete all necessary paperwork.
• Exhibit flexibility, as priorities, tasks, and conditions tend to rapidly change.
• Operate semi-truck and field tractors as needed.
• Perform other duties as assigned by management or ownership.

Hours
• Seasonal Mon-Sat: Negotiable 20-80 hours/week during and following harvest.

08/04/2021

FULL-TIME FOR HARVEST, OR LONGER

Looking for good, honest, outside work near Galesburg?

Progressive, family farm has an entry-level openings for full-time work, for general farm clean up and maintenance. Great way to get your foot in the door. Normal hours are Mon-Fri, 7a-5p, and most Saturdays, 7-noon.

Requirements

· Responsibility, reliability, timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude.

· Valid driver’s license & reliable transportation

· Able to pass all drug screenings

· Available to work long hours and rotating weekends

· Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, stand, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel, squat for extended time on varied surfaces with noise levels that may require hearing protection

· Possess good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand, and finger dexterity

· High School diploma preferred

· Farm experience preferred

Responsibilities

· Improve farm profitability (which leads to employee profitability) by being a self-starter, communicating clearly, keeping an excellent attitude, workingas a team player.

· Practice safety around animals, equipment, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.

· Maintain, operate, and clean farm equipment, always leaving equipment ready for its next use.

· Complete all necessary paperwork.

· Exhibit flexibility, as priorities and conditions may rapidly change.

· Clean Shop buildings as part of the team, including housekeeping and organizing.

· Perform other duties as assigned by management or ownership.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $12 - $15 per hour

08/04/2021

Progressive, Galesburg, IL family grain farm seeks to add a Seasonal Farm Tractor Operator for September through November. Competitive pay and great sunsets available.

Requirements

· Mechanically inclined

· Problem-solver

· Valid driver’s license & reliable transportation

· Able to pass all random drug screenings

· High School diploma;some college preferred

· Basic math skills

· Available to work long hours and Saturdays during busy seasons

· Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, stand, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel, squat for extended time on varied surfaces with noise levels that may require hearing protection

· Possess good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand, and finger dexterity

· Responsibility, reliability,timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude

Responsibilities (as directed by management or ownership)

This position willinclude, but not be limited to:

· Improve farm profitability (which leads to employee profitability) by being a self-starter,communicating clearly, keeping an excellent attitude, workingas a team player.

· Practice safety around animals, equipment, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.

· Set, maintain, operate, troubleshoot,fix and clean farm equipment, always leaving equipment ready for its next use.

· Complete all necessary record keeping paperwork.

· Exhibit flexibility, as priorities, tasks, and conditions tend to rapidly change.

· Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Pay commensurate with experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $12.00 to $15.00 /hour

Schedule:

10 Hour Shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Night Shift
Weekends
COVID-19 considerations:
Farmers were social distancing before social distancing was cool : D

07/24/2021

IMMEDIATE OPENING. Will include tractor operating during fall work.
Within 3 miles of Galesburg, IL.

Requirements
• Responsibility, reliability, timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude.
• Valid driver’s license & reliable transportation
• Able to pass all random drug screenings
• Available to work long hours and rotating weekends
• Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, stand, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel, squat for extended time on varied surfaces with noise levels that may require hearing protection
• Possess good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand, and finger dexterity
• High School diploma preferred
• Farm experience preferred

Responsibilities
• Maintain, operate, and clean farm equipment, always leaving equipment ready for its next use.
• Complete all necessary paperwork.
• Exhibit flexibility, as priorities, tasks, and conditions tend to rapidly change.
• Clean Shop buildings as part of the team, including housekeeping and organizing.
• Improve farm profitability (which leads to employee profitability) by being a self-starter, communicating clearly, keeping an excellent attitude, working as a team player.
• Practice safety around animals, equipment, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.
• Perform other duties as assigned by management or ownership.

Hours
• Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri: 7am-5pm. Hours may begin earlier in the summertime, determined by management, or may be longer during busy seasons.
• Tue: 4:30am-4pm (Hog Shipping Day). On occasion (2-3 times/month), another day (Mon-Sat) may also be a Shipping Day. Shipping Days may change on short notice.
• Sat: It’s generally a work day. Every other Saturday during non-busy seasons (Summer & Winter) may be taken off.
• Sun: Except for a rare emergency, it’s a day off year-round.
• Lunch: Unpaid, up to 60 minutes. You will want to bring food and water each day.
• Late: Being habitually late is not tolerated.
• Extra Hours: With manager approval, extra hours may be available. All hours are paid at the same rate.

Good Morning!Photo Credit: Dalton Bush
06/17/2021

Good Morning!

Photo Credit: Dalton Bush

Oh the smell of fresh dirt in the spring...#Plant21
04/28/2021

Oh the smell of fresh dirt in the spring...
#Plant21

Men at Work.Hog Barn gets a new wall today.Nothing but the best for our pigs.It’s all included in makin’ the bacon.
04/16/2021

Men at Work.
Hog Barn gets a new wall today.
Nothing but the best for our pigs.
It’s all included in makin’ the bacon.

Check out the all new pork.org!Find out how healthy and delicious our locally-grown pork can be for your family today.
04/12/2021
Home - Pork.org

Check out the all new pork.org!

Find out how healthy and delicious our locally-grown pork can be for your family today.

This Saturday, March 20, is "Meat on the Menu" Day!It's time to get out and celebrate the miracle business farmers are i...
03/18/2021
Meat on the Menu Day is March 20

This Saturday, March 20, is "Meat on the Menu" Day!

It's time to get out and celebrate the miracle business farmers are in every day. Our animals turn plants into lean and healthy protein.

Thank you, American Livestock Farmers.

To counter the MeatOut campaign, Gov. Pete Ricketts wants you to support livestock producers.

03/17/2021

IMMEDIATE OPENING. Will include tractor operating during spring work.
Within 3 miles of Galesburg, IL.

Requirements
• Responsibility, reliability, timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude.
• Valid driver’s license & reliable transportation
• Able to pass all random drug screenings
• Available to work long hours and rotating weekends
• Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, stand, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel, squat for extended time on varied surfaces with noise levels that may require hearing protection
• Possess good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand, and finger dexterity
• High School diploma preferred
• Farm experience preferred

Responsibilities
• Improve farm profitability (which leads to employee profitability) by being a self-starter, communicating clearly, keeping an excellent attitude, working as a team player.
• Practice safety around animals, equipment, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.
• Maintain, operate, and clean farm equipment, always leaving equipment ready for its next use.
• Complete all necessary paperwork.
• Exhibit flexibility, as priorities, tasks, and conditions tend to rapidly change.
• Clean Shop buildings as part of the team, including housekeeping and organizing.
• Perform other duties as assigned by management or ownership.

Hours
• Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri: 7am-5pm. Hours may begin earlier in the summertime, determined by management, or may be longer during busy seasons.
• Tue: 4:30am-4pm (Hog Shipping Day). On occasion (2-3 times/month), another day (Mon-Sat) may also be a Shipping Day. Shipping Days may change on short notice.
• Sat: It’s generally a work day. Every other Saturday during non-busy seasons (Summer & Winter) may be taken off.
• Sun: Except for a rare emergency, it’s a day off year-round.
• Lunch: Unpaid, up to 60 minutes. You will want to bring food and water each day.
• Late: Being habitually late is not tolerated.
• Extra Hours: With manager approval, extra hours may be available. All hours are paid at the same rate.

Somebody published our VERY simple recipe for pork roast!Need some local freezer pork?? Now taking orders for April 20th...
03/11/2021
Dad's Basic Moist Pork Roast

Somebody published our VERY simple recipe for pork roast!

Need some local freezer pork?? Now taking orders for April 20th delivery to Elmwood Locker on our website.

Roasting a pork roast straight from the refrigerator allows you to create a flavorful crust while keeping the center juicy.

02/15/2021

IMMEDIATE OPENING. Will include tractor operating during spring work.
Within 3 miles of Galesburg, IL.

Requirements
• Responsibility, reliability, timeliness, common sense and excellent attitude.
• Valid driver’s license & reliable transportation
• Able to pass all random drug screenings
• Available to work long hours and rotating weekends
• Able to lift and carry 50 pounds, stand, push, pull, bend, stoop, kneel, squat for extended time on varied surfaces with noise levels that may require hearing protection
• Possess good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand, and finger dexterity
• High School diploma preferred
• Farm experience preferred

Responsibilities
• Improve farm profitability (which leads to employee profitability) by being a self-starter, communicating clearly, keeping an excellent attitude, working as a team player.
• Practice safety around animals, equipment, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals.
• Maintain, operate, and clean farm equipment, always leaving equipment ready for its next use.
• Complete all necessary paperwork.
• Exhibit flexibility, as priorities, tasks, and conditions tend to rapidly change.
• Clean Shop buildings as part of the team, including housekeeping and organizing.
• Perform other duties as assigned by management or ownership.

Hours
• Mon, Wed, Thur, Fri: 7am-5pm. Hours may begin earlier in the summertime, determined by management, or may be longer during busy seasons.
• Tue: 4:30am-4pm (Hog Shipping Day). On occasion (2-3 times/month), another day (Mon-Sat) may also be a Shipping Day. Shipping Days may change on short notice.
• Sat: It’s generally a work day. Every other Saturday during non-busy seasons (Summer & Winter) may be taken off.
• Sun: Except for a rare emergency, it’s a day off year-round.
• Lunch: Unpaid, up to 60 minutes. You will want to bring food and water each day.
• Late: Being habitually late is not tolerated.
• Extra Hours: With manager approval, extra hours may be available. All hours are paid at the same rate.

02/15/2021

We're hiring! Apply now.

02/15/2021

Do you like to see things get done? Love to work with animals? Like to play a central role as part of a no-nonsense team to produce American bacon? If so, this may be the place for you!

Local, progressive swine and grain family farm seeks to hire a quality individual to help care for our swine herd on a full-time, year-round basis.

Education Required: High School diploma preferred

Experience Required: Livestock experience preferred, but not required. Responsibility, reliability, common sense and excellent attitude are required.

Job Responsibilities:

reading feed sheets, feeding guides, government regulations and nutritionist or veterinarian prescriptions
gaining and putting into practice a good overall knowledge of safety procedures followed around animals, machinery, chemicals, & pesticides
ensuring swine health and comfort are maintained each day by treating swine health problems, monitoring feed conditions, and maintaining the buildings
managing the nursery stock by handling pigs to and from the nursery, completing nursery documentation and communicating with co-workers to ensure the nurseries are maintained with all required feed rations, medications, tools
preparing for the finishing of hogs by power washing, disinfecting, and preparing and maintaining the rooms, and following finishing procedures
working with a team

Hours: Average 50 hours/week, 7am-4pm Monday-Friday, plus part of either Saturday or Sunday

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $11.00 to $14.00 /hour

Exactly.
01/04/2021

Exactly.

12/30/2020

Our main phone is down. If you need to get in touch, you may call 309.337.1600 or 309.335.9920. Hopefully our phone service will be restored very soon!

We are thankful for a great team at Porcine to help get ready for this auction. Thank you!
12/12/2020
Online Retirement Farm Auction - Van Adkisson

We are thankful for a great team at Porcine to help get ready for this auction. Thank you!

ONLINE RETIREMENT FARM AUCTION 1023 WEST KNOX ROAD, GALESBURG, IL 61401 The sale site is located 4.5 miles south of Galesburg, IL on Route 41 to County Hwy. 26 (Road 1050N), 2 miles west to West Knox Road then one-half mile south.   THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2020 – 9:30 A.M.   Click Here For ProxiB...

Did you hear?The McRib is coming back to McDonald's December 2nd.Can't wait? Here's the recipe.Need some pork?? Our last...
11/09/2020
McDonald's McRib Sandwich

Did you hear?
The McRib is coming back to McDonald's December 2nd.

Can't wait? Here's the recipe.

Need some pork?? Our last load going to a local locker leaves this Friday morning. Put your pig on the load by going to porcinefarms.com!

Now you can make the McDonald's McRib Sandwich year round with this copycat recipe from Todd Wilbur. Visit Top Secret Recipes for an identical clone.

Want some local, family farm pork for Christmas??We have just a few spots left on our load to Bloomington Meats November...
10/20/2020
Send Pig to Butcher | Porcine Farms LLC

Want some local, family farm pork for Christmas??

We have just a few spots left on our load to Bloomington Meats November 13th.

Be ready for winter and the holidays. Oh.....and it makes great gifts!

Just go tohttps://www.porcinefarms.com/send-pig-to-butcher

Buy a 290 pound hog and get it delivered to one of our butchers, where it will be transformed into about 170 pounds of your pork!  We take care of transportation costs to the butcher.  Butcher charges are NOT included. 

If you have to wear a mask, may I make a suggestion...
10/20/2020
Bacon-Scented Masks Prove Bacon Makes Everything Better

If you have to wear a mask, may I make a suggestion...

America says bacon makes everything better. Hormel Foods decided to put that statement to test by developing Hormel Black Label Breathable Bacon or bacon-scented masks.

10/02/2020

Farmer Approved!

Good Morning
09/23/2020

Good Morning

Spots are filling up. Great way to have quality meat at an affordable price for the holidays!From everyone at Porcine Fa...
09/22/2020
Send Pig to Butcher | Porcine Farms LLC

Spots are filling up. Great way to have quality meat at an affordable price for the holidays!

From everyone at Porcine Farms, thank you for your business!

Buy a 290 pound hog and get it delivered to one of our butchers, where it will be transformed into about 170 pounds of your pork!  We take care of transportation costs to the butcher.  Butcher charges are NOT included. 

08/26/2020

Looking for good, honest, outside work near Galesburg?

We have an entry-level opening for full-time temporary (2 months) work, for general farm clean up and maintenance. Great way to get your foot in the door. Normal hours are Mon-Fri, 7a-4p, and every other Saturday, 7-noon.

Valid Driver's license and excellent work ethic required.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $11.00 to $13.00 /hour

07/24/2020

Looking for good, honest, outside work near Galesburg?

We have two entry-level openings for full-time temporary (2-3 months) work, for general farm clean up and maintenance. Great way to get your foot in the door. Normal hours are Mon-Fri, 7a-4p, and every other Saturday, 7-noon.

Valid Driver's license and excellent work ethic required.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $10.00 to $13.00 /hour

07/24/2020

Do you like to see things get done? Love to work with animals? Like to play a central role as part of a no-nonsense team to produce American bacon? If so, this may be the place for you!

Local, progressive swine and grain family farm seeks to hire a quality individual to help care for our swine herd on a full-time, year-round basis.

Education Required: High School diploma preferred

Experience Required: Livestock experience preferred, but not required. Responsibility, reliability, common sense and excellent attitude are required.

Job Responsibilities:

reading feed sheets, feeding guides, government regulations and nutritionist or veterinarian prescriptions
gaining and putting into practice a good overall knowledge of safety procedures followed around animals, machinery, chemicals, & pesticides
ensuring swine health and comfort are maintained each day by treating swine health problems, monitoring feed conditions, and maintaining the buildings
managing the nursery stock by handling pigs to and from the nursery, completing nursery documentation and communicating with co-workers to ensure the nurseries are maintained with all required feed rations, medications, tools
preparing for the finishing of hogs by power washing, disinfecting, and preparing and maintaining the rooms, and following finishing procedures
working with a team

Hours: Average 50 hours/week, 7am-4pm Monday-Friday, plus part of either Saturday or Sunday

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.00 to $14.00 /hour

We love making customers happy!
06/26/2020

We love making customers happy!

Address

22 Knox Rd 1400N
Galesburg, IL
61401

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Telephone

(309) 341-1600

Website

facebook.com

Products

Whole Butcher Hogs

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