17 Mar Pete Patrick describes his experience helping deVor Dairy
Peter Patrick recently spoke at the Women’s Farm Symposium about his experience helping The deVor Dairy through their catastrophic tornado claim. The dairy’s assistant herdsperson, Rose Perez, spoke also from her perspective as an MSU intern at the time of the disaster. The total claim was over $10 million for the 3,500-cow dairy. The June 22, 2015 tornado was on the ground for a 20-mile stretch and damaged 85% of building sites. There were no human injuries, but 80 cattle died that night, with 320 more having to be put down later. Both Pete and Rose described the rebuilding process which was completed in an unbelievable six months.