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Christensen Farms CEO Presents at the Richard & Mary Schmitz Executive Lecture

On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, Minnesota State University Mankato hosted the Richard R. and Mary L. Schmitz Executive Lecture. The Richard and Mary Schmitz Executive Endowment for Opportunities in Food Entrepreneurship was founded in 1999. The fund creates scholarships and supports the annual lecture by industry experts

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Celebrate 2015 National Ag Day

March 18th is National Ag Day, a time when producers, agriculture associations, corporations, universities, government agencies and countless others across America gather to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by American Agriculture. As the world population soars, there is even greater demand for the food, fiber and

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Mark your calendars…

On February 21 – 28, 2015, 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 Hosts Organizational Awards Event

On Thursday, February 5th, 2015, Christensen Farms hosted their first annual organizational awards banquet in New Ulm, Minnesota recognizing individuals and teams within the organization who strive to live the mission and values every day, performs at the highest level, consistently exceeding expectations and is fully engaged

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National Pork Board Names Chris Hodges as Chief Excecutive Officer

DES MOINES, IOWA – Jan. 12, 2015 – Chris Hodges, a pork industry leader with substantial senior management experience in agriculture, will join the National Pork Board as its new chief executive officer on Feb. 16. Currently based in Kansas City, Hodges is senior vice president –

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Barka on Panel at 2014 MN Agri-Growth Annual Meeting

CHRISTENSEN FARMS’ Environmental Resource Manager, Adam Barka, was asked to participate in the panel discussion: “Food Production Sustainability – Trends/Issue/Opportunities” at the 2014 Minnesota Agri-Growth Annual Meeting held at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota back on November 6, 2014. An important topic in our industry today,

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Future site of new Christensen Farms truck wash

CHRISTENSEN FARMS proudly displayed their new sign, marking the spot of the future site of their transportation terminal on December 11, 2014. The trailer washing facility will be located in the industrial park area in Appleton, Minnesota. Construction will begin this spring as soon as the ground

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Christensen Farms Represents U.S. at World Pork Event

Topigs Norsvin hosted the third World Pork Event on November 13, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. This event brings leading pork producers and integrations from around the world together to share information and developments and to also network. The Topigs Norsvin Event is organized in the same week

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National Pork Board Funds New Swine Health Information Center

Entity to Focus on Preparing for Future Disease Threats DES MOINES – Nov. 19, 2014 – At its regularly scheduled November meeting, the National Pork Board’s board of directors approved the funding of a national Swine Health Information Center. The new, autonomous venture will focus its efforts

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Seaboard Corporation Announced Triumph Foods Purchased 50 Percent Ownership in Daily’s Premium Meats

SHAWNEE MISSION, Kansas, September 26, 2014 – Seaboard Corporation (NYSE MKT: “SEB”) announced today Triumph Foods has purchased a 50 percent ownership in Daily’s Premium Meats, the processed meats division of Seaboard Foods, which produces and markets raw and precooked bacon, ham and sausage. Daily’s Premium Meats

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