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New Merit Scholarship Will Assist Incoming Pro...

Courtesy of North Carolina State University September 20, 2017  |  Carolyn Alvarado   Learn more about the Marsha K. Prestage Scholarship. For some North Carolina students receiving early acceptance to NC State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, an invitation to apply for a scholarship that covers tuition, books, and fees, may also arrive in their inboxes.  A new scholarship…

USPOULTRY Releases Sixth Video in Series Highl...

For Immediate Release U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Contact Gwen Venable, 678.514.1971, gvenable@uspoultry.org USPOULTRY Releases Sixth Video in Series Highlighting Poultry and Egg Farm Environmental Stewardship TUCKER, Ga. – Sept. 21, 2017   U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a sixth video in a series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms. The video features one of…

PRESTAGE FOODS OF IOWA BREAKS GROUND AT SITE F...

Eagle Grove, IA, March 30, 2017– Prestage Foods of Iowa, LLC has officially broken ground to begin construction of its new fresh pork processing plant, though no ceremony was held. “With the initial engineering complete, we are excited to be moving into the construction phase of this project,” says Jere Null, COO of Prestage Foods of Iowa.  “At the peak…

Prestage Plant a Net Gain for Iowa

Courtesy of National Hog Farmer Prestage plant net gain for Iowa Value-added agriculture fuels economic growth locally and statewide Cheryl Day 2 | Mar 28, 2017   Iowa is becoming more globally dependent, especially as it welcomes new business like Prestage Foods pork processing plant to the northern part of the state. That’s a strategic move that Creighton University economics…

Prestage Grower Recognized Nationally for Envi...

Bullard Farms Recognized by USPOULTRY for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship Release and Photo courtesy of US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) TUCKER, Ga. – Feb. 21, 2017 – Bullard Farms in Stedman, N.C., was one of five farms from across the United States to receive U.S. Poultry & Egg Association’s Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award during the International Poultry Expo,…

Prestage Family Thanks Supporters, Offers Oliv...

On behalf of the Prestage family, our employees, production partners, colleagues in the pork industry and agriculture in general, we thank those that supported our effort to build the newest, most high-tech pork processing plant in the world.  But, more importantly, I would like to offer an olive branch to those that opposed our plans.  Enemies are not good for…

Unanimous Vote From Wright County Board of Sup...

Eagle Grove, IA, Aug. 22, 2016 — Today the Wright County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the development agreement enabling Prestage Foods of Iowa to build a $240 million pork processing plant near Eagle Grove. During the past six weeks, several public hearings have taken place to provide information and answer questions about the project. Many business leaders,…

Prestage Grower Wins 2016 NCPF Grower Environm...

GREENSBORO, NC…The Grandover Resort & Conference Center was again venue for North Carolina Poultry Federation’s Annual Meeting August 4-5. The 49th Annual Meeting of the Federation included the election of the 2016-17 Board of Directors, a conversation between Gov. Pat McCrory and Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler, award presentations to three outstanding growers, two DSA presentations, and a keynote address by…