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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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Hunting with Heroes

Hunting with Heroes

SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – 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/fishing in the rural communities […]

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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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Museum’s farm pigs make for hefty food donation

Museum’s farm pigs make for hefty food donation

Source: Mankato Free Press, by Brian Arola Mankato, MN – Two not so little pigs went to market, and now the pork will go all the way home to families in need. Christensen Farms of Sleepy Eye donated two pigs in May to the Children’s Museum of Southern […]

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Congressman Steve King (Iowa) visits Christensen Farms Truck Wash

Congressman Steve King (Iowa) visits Christensen Farms Truck Wash

SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. hosted Iowa’s Congressman, Steve King, at their Truck Wash facility located in Garner, Iowa, on Thursday, September 21, 2017. The truck wash was one of many stops for King, as he visited a number of other family farms […]

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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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