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Celebrating National FFA Week

On February 20 – 27, 2016, FFA Chapters around the country will be celebrating National FFA Week. Starting back in 1947, the National FFA Board of Directors designated the week of George Washington’s birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and

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Christensen Farms Announces 2015 Organizational Award Winners

Christensen Farms Announces 2015 Organizational Award Winners

On Thursday, January 14, 2016, Christensen Farms hosted its second annual awards banquet in New Ulm, Minnesota to recognize the 2015 Christensen Farms Organizational Award winners. A portion of this evening was spent honoring these winners by presenting the Christensen Farms Award for Excellence to 18 individuals

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20,000 Pounds From Triumph

20,000 Pounds From Triumph

Triumph Foods, a producer-owned pork processing company located in St. Joseph, Missouri, has donated more than 20,000 pounds of meat to Second Harvest Community Food Bank for distribution through its network of 100 partner agencies, just a few months after announcing a 17,000-pound bulk donation. The donation

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Haitian woman completes internship at Christensen Farms

SLEEPY EYE – A Haitian woman recently completed a year-long swine production internship program at Christensen Farms and is headed back to the tropical climate of her home country this week. While an agronomy scholarship student at EARTH University in Costa Rica, Carina Theodore applied for the

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Giving thanks to our employees, local farmer partners and community members from Christensen Farms

Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving Holiday! The Christensen Farms Team is committed to and takes pride in being an industry leader in responsibly producing high quality pork for the noble purpose of providing food to a growing world. Respect  |  Integrity  |  Excellence  |  Adaptability  |

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CF PRESENTS AT 2015 ALLEN D. LEMAN CONFERENCE

On Tuesday, September 22, Christensen Farms’ CEO, Glenn Stolt, and Vice President of Production, Jeff Rusch, presented at the Allen D. Leman Conference, an annual educational event for the global swine industry. “Evolution and Change – Preparing for Tomorrow” – the title and focus of Stolt and

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Upcoming Events: MN Pork Livestock Truck Rollover Training

Learn how to handle emergencies involving livestock truck rollovers!   October 20, 2015- Marshall, MN October 21, 2015- Austin, MN Merit Center 1001 West Erie Road Registration 11:30 a.m. Training: Noon to 6:30 p.m. Mower County Fairgrounds 700 12th St. SW Registration: 8:30 a.m. Training: 9 a.m.

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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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CHRISTENSEN FARMS TAKES ACTION TO PROTECT ANIMAL WELFARE

Company launches investigation into alleged improper care of animals at Minnesota facility SLEEPY EYE, MINN. – Christensen Farms & Feedlots, Inc. announced today that it has suspended seven employees and is conducting a full internal investigation after learning of possible improper animal care at one of the

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