Adult ag group visits local manufacturer
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
About two dozen people took part in a tour arranged by Dale Hodges, California Adult Ag Education Coordinator on Thursday, Feb. 9.
The tour was of agriculture-related manufacturing businesses in Moniteau County, of which Rackers Manufacturing was the California location visited.
Owner Charles Rackers, assisted by John Schneider and Matt McKinzie, led the tour of the facility, explaining the history of the business and its changing product lines.
Rackers dates the business from the incorporation date of June 30, 1972 — nearly 40 years ago.
For more of this story check out the Feb. 22 issue of the California Democrat.