Tuesday, October 13th, 2009
Photo by Mark Pummell
Hopewell Dairy on Tama Road near Rockford is in bankruptcy court following a lawsuit filed against it by AgStar Financial Services. AgStar is seeking foreclosure on the dairy, but dairy officials are working through an Ohio bankruptcy court in an attempt to reorganize the dairy's finances and keep it operating.
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Bankruptcy proceedings have begun for two mega dairies with Dutch ties - Hopewell Dairy, a 2,100-head dairy near Rockford, and Chesterfield Dairy, located near the town of Lyons. Both have been placed into receivership by a ban . . .
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