N’West Iowa lockers have a bone to pick with the coronavirus pandemic.
Since April, they have been working full throttle to keep freezers stocked and meet demands for livestock slaughtering. Five months in, the work shows no signs of slackening off.
“For us it’s been unbelievably busy,” said Bryan Nelson, owner of Nelson’s Locker in Hartley.
His mom-and-pop locker supplies beef, pork and other specialty products in addition to providing custom processing of livestock. This side of the business has grown astronomically since Gov. Kim Reynolds ordered nonessential business closures in mid-March.
Read the full article on the N'West Iowa Review website.
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