Competitors Rescue Farm After Deadly Silo Collapse

Competitors Rescue Farm After Deadly Silo Collapse

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farm in mist questmtinnA  fourth-generation family farm in Washington state was reeling from the worst event in its 102-year history. A silo at the farm’s nearby feed mill collapsed; burying a worker underneath 500 tons of corn.

On top of the obvious human tragedy, the Wilcox Family Farms’ feed supply for nearly one million chickens was abruptly cut off.

That’s when the farming community of Roy, and neighboring regions, pulled together to assist.

Within 24 hours of the collapse, competitors were shipping truckloads of feed to the Wilcox brothers — National, Steibrs, and Briarwood Farms in Rochester were among those who pitched in to help.

(READ the story in My Northwest.com)

Thanks to Judy Ritchie for sending the link!

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