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Christensen Farms Donates $20,000 to Food Banks Throughout the Midwest

Christensen Farms Donates $20,000 to Food Banks Throughout the Midwest

During the week of December 17, Christensen Farms donated a total of $20,000 to food banks across the Midwest. The organization collaborated with local food banks in 15 communities in which it operates, to provide pork certificates to those in need. “At Christensen Farms, we are proud

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Minnesota closing in on No. 2 spot for hog production

Minnesota closing in on No. 2 spot for hog production

Source: Minnesota Star Tribune By: Adam Belz Minnesota’s hog population continues to grow and the state may soon surpass North Carolina to become the nation’s second-largest pork producer. Iowa remains far ahead as the top producer. Minnesota is closing in on North Carolina to be the second-largest hog-producing

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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

On November 29, 2018, a group of 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 and VP of Live Operations, Jeff Rusch. The growers

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Christensen Farms Donates $10,000 to Veterans Throughout the Midwest

Christensen Farms Donates $10,000 to Veterans Throughout the Midwest

In honor of Veteran’s Day, Christensen Farms donated a total of $10,000 to Veteran’s support organizations across the Midwest. The organization collaborated with local groups in 13 communities in which it operates to provide donations to help support our veterans.   “At Christensen Farms, we are committed

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Hunting with Heroes

Hunting with Heroes

This past Veteran’s Day, Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. (CF) was proud to support the Hunting with Heroes program, a non-profit organization focused on the physical and emotional healing of our nation’s military heroes through community support, camaraderie and hunting in the rural communities of Iowa. Each year,

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Open House for First Responders

Open House for First Responders

On October 25th, Christensen Farm’s (“CF”) Asset Department offered a meal and tour of the almost completed sow farm, LDC, to members of the first responder groups in the Atkinson, NE and Spencer, NE area. Extremely well received by the nearly 50 responders, this was a great opportunity for

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It’s A Small World, After All

It’s A Small World, After All

By: Christensen Farms CEO, Glenn Stolt I recently participated in the National Pork Board’s International Marketing Committee ten-day immersion mission to Asia. While in Hong Kong we met with forty of their largest importers—the people that decide whether our U.S. pork and pork products are the ones

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Christensen Farms Thanks Brown County Sheriff’s Office Representative for Facilitating Training

Christensen Farms Thanks Brown County Sheriff’s Office Representative for Facilitating Training

On July 3, 2018, representatives of Christensen Farms presented Officer Eric Schwarzrock of the Brown County Sheriff’s Office with a gift of $1,000. The gift was in recognition and appreciation for ALICE Trainings at held at Christensen Farms headquarters in late May and early June by Schwarzrock

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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. – Throughout the weeks of June 24 to July 3, 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

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Pig Farmers’ Vital Role in a Global Business

Pig Farmers’ Vital Role in a Global Business

The World Meat Congress is a biennial gathering of everyone from farmers and exporters/buyers to economists and meat scientists from around the world focusing on key issues affecting the meat and livestock sector. This year’s event, held May 30 to June 1 in Dallas, Texas, brought together

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