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Save the Date – Visit CF at Animal Learning Day

On Saturday, April 11, 2015, Iowa State University Block and Bridle is hosting Animal Learning Day from 9 AM to 1 PM at the Jeff and Deb Hansen Learning Center. This day will provide an opportunity for the public to learn about animals in agriculture including calves,

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Search Begins for America’s Pig Farmer of the Year

Online applications should highlight Pork Industry’s We Care Ethical Principles. DES MOINES – April 2, 2015 – America’s Pig Farmer of the YearSM award program, announced by the National Pork Board in early March, is accepting applications from now until May 17 at americaspigfarmer.com. The award honors

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Daily’s to build new pork plant in St. Joseph, MO

Published on: April 1, 2015 Daily’s Premium Meats announced March 31 plans to construct a new pork processing plant in St. Joseph, Mo., with site work expected to begin this summer and operations starting May 2016. The $41.5 million plant will focus on producing sliced-to-order naturally hardwood

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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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