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Area farm grows as it diversifies

by on June 13, 2014 10:50 AM

The skyline around the Fabin Brothers Farm in Center Township frequently changes as the multi-generational agribusiness grows and puts up new grain storage silos and elevators.

The diversified farm is busy with soybean processing, crop production, cow and calf operations, and commodity buying and marketing.

Co-owner Rick Fabin said the farm’s soybean extruders are now processing 1.4 million bushels of soybeans annually.

The harvested soybeans are trucked to the plant from a 125-mile radius and after processing — much of them into high-protein livestock rations — are sent to markets within a 250-mile radius of the farm. (Tom Peel/Gazette photo)

Chief Photographer Tom Peel has been photographing events in the county since 1966. He started with the Gazette while in high school and then came on board full-time in 1969. So if you do something good, bad or just interesting, he will most likely be there to take your picture. Tom can be reached at or 724-465-5555 ext. 275.
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