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Understanding the Consumer

Understanding the Consumer

Source: pork.org Pork Checkoff conducts most extensive research ever to gain insights Change is constant in the world of food production. Advances in technology have made raising pigs more efficient and have improved animal welfare. New state-of-the-art processing plants use less energy to produce more pork. Change also

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Minnesota Pork Producers Watching Chinese Trade Dispute Closely

Minnesota Pork Producers Watching Chinese Trade Dispute Closely

On Friday, March 23, Glenn Stolt, CEO of Christensen Farms and Feedlots, Inc. (CF), sat down with KTSP of Minneapolis/St. Paul to discuss the recent tariffs ordered by President Trump. To view the complete video, please click here or view the transcript below. Source: KTSP Fears over

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Seaboard Triumph Foods begins hiring for second shift

Seaboard Triumph Foods begins hiring for second shift

Source: NationalHogFarmer.com, by Kevin Schulz Seaboard Triumph Foods began commercial operations at its Sioux City, Iowa, last September, and now the plant is in the process of gearing up for a second shift. According to an article on KTIV.com, Seaboard Triumph Foods has begun hiring for a

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Pork Board scouts for challenges, opportunities for pork producers

Pork Board scouts for challenges, opportunities for pork producers

Source: Bill Even, pork.org The level of skill and commitment that our servicemen and women bring to their jobs always inspires me. It also reminds me of just how much is on the line. Any of you probably have family members who have served or are currently

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Christensen Farms hosts its 4th annual organizational awards event

Christensen Farms hosts its 4th annual organizational awards event

SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. hosted its fourth annual Organizational Awards ceremony on the evening on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in New Ulm, Minnesota. This ceremony recognized the 2017 Christensen Farms Organizational Award winners for their outstanding contributions to the Christensen Farms organization.  The

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Triumph donates 32,000 pounds of meat to food bank

Triumph donates 32,000 pounds of meat to food bank

Source: News Press Now Triumph Foods has given a 32,700-pound donation of meat to Second Harvest Community Food Bank. The donation of pork butts, spareribs, hams, sirloins and other cuts of meat is enough food to help provide over 130,000 meals across the 19 counties Second Harvest

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Low-stress livestock handling makes safety and economic sense

Low-stress livestock handling makes safety and economic sense

Source: Agweek, by Jenny Schlecht JoDee Haala grew up with horses. Now the director of animal well being with Minnesota’s Christensen Farms, one of the largest, family-owned pork producers in the U.S., she often reflects on a common piece of horse wisdom: It’s rarely the horse. It’s usually

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Christensen Farms Donates $25,000 to Food Banks Throughout the Midwest

Christensen Farms Donates $25,000 to Food Banks Throughout the Midwest

Sleepy Eye, Minn. – During the weeks of December 11 and 18, Christensen Farms, one of the largest family-owned pork producers in the country, donated a total of $25,000 to food banks across the Midwest. The organization collaborated with local food banks in 11 communities in which

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Pig farmers give #HamsAcrossAmerica on #GivingTuesday

Pig farmers give #HamsAcrossAmerica on #GivingTuesday

Source: AGDAILY The National Pork Board, the Iowa Pork Producers Association, Smithfield Foods, and PrairieFresh Premium Pork joined forces to launch the second annual #HamsAcrossAmerica campaign today. The organizations hosted a kickoff event, on Giving Tuesday, to serve clients of the Central Iowa Shelter and Services and

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CF Contract Growers tour Triumph Foods and Daily’s Premium Meats

CF Contract Growers tour Triumph Foods and Daily's Premium Meats

SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – On November 30, 2017, three contract growers with Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. (CF) went down to Triumph Foods and Daily’s Premium Meats in St. Joseph, MO, to tour the facilities with CF CEO, Glenn Stolt. The growers toured both facilities, where they

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