Mixing family and farming can be complicated

Iowa farm family

Family relationships can be tough. When those relationships are both personal and business, the chances for trouble are just that much higher.

So noted Tim and Erin Bren­neman, who along with Tim’s parents and sisters, run Brenneman Pork in Washington County. The farrow-to-finish operation, started in the 1980s by Rob and Char Brenneman, now produces roughly 35,000 head a year.

Erin Brenneman shared her experiences navigating life ...

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