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Seaboard Triumph Foods Sioux City pork processing plant operations start

Seaboard Triumph Foods Sioux City pork processing plant operations start

Source: Seaboard Triumph Foods Sioux City, Iowa (Aug. 31, 2017) – Seaboard Triumph Foods (“STF”) will start operation of its new pork processing plant located in Sioux City, Iowa, on Sept. 5. The facility will begin with one shift of commercial operations that will ramp up employment to […]

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CHRISTENSEN FARMS AND OTHERS IN NEBRASKA PORK INDUSTRY DISCUSS EXPANSION AND TRADE

CHRISTENSEN FARMS AND OTHERS IN NEBRASKA PORK INDUSTRY DISCUSS EXPANSION AND TRADE

Source: Omaha World Herald, by Barbara Soderlin A large new pork processing plant set to open next month 100 miles north of Omaha is expected to add more fuel to the Nebraska pork industry’s recent growth spurt. The plant in Sioux City, Iowa, will give Nebraska farmers another […]

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Sleepy Eye FFA celebrates successful year

Sleepy Eye FFA celebrates successful year

The FFA held their annual banquet and awards program on Sunday, May 7 to honor members, chapter leaders and major supporters of the chapter. By Cassidy Hoffmann, FFA Reporter The Sleepy Eye FFA Chapter held their annual banquet and awards program on Sunday, May 7. It was […]

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Perdue brings a fresh vibe for agriculture

Perdue brings a fresh vibe for agriculture

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue did not just bring the warm sunshine to saturated Iowa, but a fresh new vibe for agriculture. Two weeks on the job and he is not afraid to throw away the 17-page script and talk agriculture straight from his heart. As an individual […]

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Animal science major at K-State uses research experience to get internship

Animal science major at K-State uses research experience to get internship

By Taylor Bostwick, Kansas State Collegian About 400 miles and seven hours away from Manhattan, in the small town of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, Gage Nichols will intern this summer at Christensen Farms, a U.S. pork producer. Nichols, junior in animal science, said the support from the College […]

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Christensen Farms Names Chief Financial Officer

Christensen Farms Names Chief Financial Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 18, 2017 FOR MORE INFORMATION Amber Portner Office: 507-794-8616 Mobile: 507-220-1983 aportner@christensenfarms.com CHRISTENSEN FARMS NAMES CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. announced that Matthew Bremer has been named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), effective […]

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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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