Kencove Acquires PasturePro

Kencove Farm Fence Supplies, a leading manufacturer and distributor of agricultural fencing supplies, announces that it has acquired Forester Industries, LLC.

Forester Industries, LLC is the exclusive manufacturer of PasturePro fence products.  Using a patented process, Forester Industries creates lighter, stronger wood-plastic composite posts for electric fence systems.  Manufactured in Nevada, Mo., PasturePro posts contain no fiberglass or PVC and are approved for use in Certified Organic food production and handling.  Since 2005, the PasturePro post has been selected by industry professionals as a permanent fence post solution over metal t-posts and fiberglass rods.

Don Kendall, President of Kencove Farm Fence Supplies, said, “Kencove and Forester Industries share a common goal of providing great products and services to the agricultural community.  Kencove is very excited to expand the distribution of the PasturePro posts, and we look forward to the future of this great fence post.”

“Having Kencove as a customer for the last four years, we know their business and manufacturing abilities will enhance the PasturePro brand and products,” said Forester Industries founder Steve Wheeler.

“I became a partner in the company eight years ago because I thought PasturePro was the best post for building high-tensile fence. I leave knowing that’s still true, and I’m happy I can pick up the phone and order posts from Kencove – which is where we already purchase most of our fencing supplies – for all my future fence projects. I have found Kencove to be a great company to work with as both a customer and a manufacturer,” said Steve Freeman, who will be returning to full-time grass farming.

 About Kencove Farm Fence Supplies

Kencove Farm Fence Supplies is a nationwide distributor of high-tensile, electric, woven wire, and horse fence systems, along with rotational grazing supplies and hydraulic post drivers. Since 1980, the company has committed itself to serving farmers and fence builders with fast, friendly service and expert advice. Kencove operates from its headquarters in Blairsville, Pa. and warehouses in Earl Park, In., Peculiar, Mo., and Nevada, Mo.  Please visit www.kencove.com or call 1-800-KENCOVE.

About Forester Industries, LLC

Forester Industries, LLC was founded in 2004 and operates from a 40,000 square foot facility in Nevada, Mo.  Using a breakthrough composite technology, Forester became the first commercial manufacturer to create a composite material with less weight and more strength that stands up in environments where wood and other plastics fail.  For more information on PasturePro posts, please visit www.pasturepro.com or call 1-800-KENCOVE.

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