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Poky Feeders focuses on communication and employee needs

Having worked at Poky Feeders, a 73,000-head commercial feedyard in Scott City, Kan., since 1985, general manager Joe Morgan has seen changes, including what motivates the people he hires. “People working for us today have different needs and wants than people I employed 20 years ago,” he says. “It doesn’t all revolve around salary. They’re looking for more of a home.”

Poky Feeders builds on-property housing

Having worked at Poky Feeders, a 73,000-head commercial feedyard in Scott City, Kan., since 1985, general manager Joe Morgan has seen changes, including what motivates the people he hires.

Teaching the next generation of feeders

Nebraska is home to some 1.8 million head of beef cows, according to the Nebraska Beef Council — not surprisingly, since it’s nearly ideal cattle country.

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