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New Turkey Farm opens

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

The Cherokee Farm Bureau hosted an Open House for the newly-constructed Parker Turkey Farm on October 9. Many area residents, plus representatives from the Iowa Turkey Federation, Sara Lee Foods, and the Cherokee Area Economic Development Corporation, came out to show their support for the new family farm.

The farm has five 55' x 650' buildings, and will house 11,500 turkeys per building. Farm owner Rod Parker was on hand, along with the Cherokee County Pork Producers, to grill out and welcome guests to the Open House held at the farm , located south of Cherokee. Photos by Mike Leckband

Giving thanks - Rod Parker, owner of the Parker Turkey Farm, welcomes the large turnout of supporters who came to the farm's Open House on Oct. 9. Parker thanked everyone for coming out and showing their support in creating this new farm during a short speech.
Pork Producers cook up turkey - What would make the Cherokee County Pork Producers cook turkey? Well Pork Producer Rod Parker enlisted the help of his fellow members to help cook out at the open house held at the Parker Turkey Farm lon October 9. Pictured grilling up the delicious turkey treats is Janet Sullivan .

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