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Farmers Coop Society announces today that we will be opening our second location for our How-To Building Center Hog Store in Melvin, IA the first week of August 2020.

The Hog Store will be inside the current Melvin office and will offer over 100 of our most popular items. The How-To Building Center’s Hog Store offers one of the area’s most complete inventories of parts and equipment for confinement barns. Our broad inventory consists of parts from AP, Choretime, Val-Co, Multifan, LB White, Gasolec, SDI, and many others for all aspects of confinement barns service and projects.

“We are excited to open our second location of the How-To Building Center Hog Store,” says Brad Pearson, Store Manager of the How-To Building Center, “We know there are a lot of hog buildings in the area and realize that some customers might have to drive a bit to find the right parts. We hope we can offer these customers a more convenient opportunity to get the things they need.”

The How-To Building Center also offers a full-time Hog Service Team that is knowledgeable and experienced in repair and replacement of curtains, ventilation, environment controls, feed systems, and plumbing. We can also handle gating repairs and small structural repair projects.

If you are interested in building a new hog confinement building or need a remodel project done, please give us a call at 712-722-2667. Find more information at