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The AGHA has partnered with Openherd to provide our members with a free-of-charge, critical marketing resource that enables them to reach a wider audience and increase their hog sales and farm visibility.   Members taking advantage of this free resource report increased sales.

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Openherd has a friendly, helpful, support staff.   If you need help setting up your Openherd account, navigating their site, or updating your page and/or livestock listings, please visit their support page, or directly contact them at either 844-925-7222 or via email at .

How to Create an Openherd Account

Follow these steps to set up your Openherd account.

  1. Go to
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the features grid and choose the free ‘Hobby Plan’ option. (Note: the free plan offers a wealth of marketing features.   Paid-for upgrades are available to members who choose take advantage of all the marketing features available on the Openherd platform).
  3. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete your account and farm profile setup.
  4. IMPORTANT:  once you have completed the above steps, email Laura Dykstra at with your name and the FARM NAME used on your profile so that she can connect your profile to the AGHA website.