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Congratulations to Dr. Mike Eisenmenger, AASV Practitioner of the Year

Congratulations to Dr. Mike Eisenmenger, AASV Practitioner of the Year

Dr. Mike Eisenmenger, of St. Peter-based Swine Vet Center, was recently honored by being named the 2017 American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Practitioner of the Year. This award is given annually to the swine practitioner (AASV member) who has demonstrated an unusual degree of proficiency and effectiveness […]

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Christensen Farms Hosts Its 3rd Annual Organizational Awards Event

Christensen Farms Hosts Its 3rd Annual Organizational Awards Event

SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. hosted its third annual Organizational Awards ceremony on the evening on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in New Ulm, Minnesota. This ceremony recognized the 2016 Christensen Farms Organizational Award winners for their outstanding contributions to the Christensen Farms organization. […]

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Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. Honored with Iowa Venture Award

Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. Honored with Iowa Venture Award

Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Area Development Group (IADG), on behalf of Iowa’s rural electric cooperatives, municipal utilities and independent telecommunication companies, honored seven distinguished Iowa companies with the Iowa Venture Award at a luncheon held in conjunction with the Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives’ annual […]

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Baby Animals Take Center Stage at Animal Learning Center

Baby Animals Take Center Stage at Animal Learning Center

DES MOINES, Iowa — One of the most popular places inside the gates of the 2016 Iowa State Fair is the Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center. Organizers estimate that about two-thirds of all state fair visitors go the center. The 2007 Iowa State Fair marked the […]

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Sleepy Eye FFA has first regional summer ag tour

Sleepy Eye FFA has first regional summer ag tour

On Monday, June 20, 19 FFA members visited different businesses around the area to learn about their roles in agriculture. This event is a smaller version of the Summer Ag Tour where members travel to a different state and tour companies and businesses there. This experience was […]

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Christensen Farms Sponsors Young Professionals Event

Christensen Farms Sponsors Young Professionals Event

June 10, 2016 Members of the Sleepy Eye and New Ulm Young Professionals groups partnered for a joint event, “Bites and Brews,” last Thursday evening at the August Schell Brewing Company in New Ulm. The 58 attendees, 25 of whom are members of the Sleepy Eye group, […]

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Farm Organizations Donate

March 19, 2016 Brown County farmers and their farm organizations donate $3,450 to New Ulm, Sleepy Eye and Springfield food shelves Friday. From left, Brown County Corn and Soybean Association grower Jim Peterson, Amber Portner of Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc.; New Ulm Emergency Food Shelf Director […]

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Celebrating National FFA Week

On February 20 – 27, 2016, FFA Chapters around the country will be celebrating National FFA Week. Starting back in 1947, the National FFA Board of Directors designated the week of George Washington’s birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and […]

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Christensen Farms Announces 2015 Organizational Award Winners

Christensen Farms Announces 2015 Organizational Award Winners

On Thursday, January 14, 2016, Christensen Farms hosted its second annual awards banquet in New Ulm, Minnesota to recognize the 2015 Christensen Farms Organizational Award winners. A portion of this evening was spent honoring these winners by presenting the Christensen Farms Award for Excellence to 18 individuals […]

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20,000 Pounds From Triumph

20,000 Pounds From Triumph

Triumph Foods, a producer-owned pork processing company located in St. Joseph, Missouri, has donated more than 20,000 pounds of meat to Second Harvest Community Food Bank for distribution through its network of 100 partner agencies, just a few months after announcing a 17,000-pound bulk donation. The donation […]

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