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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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Christensen Farms Opens New Research Facility

Christensen Farms Opens New Research Facility

SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. (CF) hosted an open house for the opening of their new research facility, R2, near Comfrey, Minn. on Tuesday, Nov. 7th. At the open house, individuals had the opportunity to take tours of this state-of-the-art facility, and talk

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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 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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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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CHRISTENSEN FARMS CONCLUDES INTERNAL ANIMAL WELFARE INVESTIGATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 3, 2015 Fires five employees over violations, conducts comprehensive review of procedures SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. has finished its internal investigation into the animal welfare violations brought to the company’s attention in early August. As a result

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Christensen Farms Responds to Video Release

SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. announced last week that it had suspended seven employees after allegations of possible improper animal care at one of its hog farms located near Luverne, Minnesota. Today LCA, a Los Angeles-based group, released a video depicting animal mistreatment

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Ag Gets Waiver From “Hours Of Service” Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 10, 2015 – America’s hog, cattle and poultry farmers have been granted a two-year waiver from the U.S. Department of Transportation hours-of-service rule for certain drivers. The rule, issued in mid-2013 by DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), requires truck drivers to take

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Triumph and Seaboard Foods announce plans to build new pork processing plant

Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods announced today the formation of a joint venture, with equal ownership, to construct a new pork processing facility in Sioux City, Iowa, with site work expected to begin this summer and construction completed by July 2017. Sioux City, Iowa (May 14, 2015)

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