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How a deli meat factory in Newberry made South...

Article excerpted with permission from Post and Courier. November 23, 2017  by Thad Moore   Every year, 12 million or so turkey hatchlings arrive in South Carolina, bound for hundreds of farms in the Pee Dee and the Upstate where they will be raised for months. By one estimate, the turkeys — mostly males, known as toms — will be worth more…

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…

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 Foods of Iowa Announces Site for Pork...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 5, 2016 PRESTAGE FOODS OF IOWA ANNOUNCES SITE FOR PORK PROCESSING PLANT Prestage Foods of Iowa, LLC Eagle Grove, IA, July 5, 2016 – Prestage Foods of Iowa, LLC today named Wright County for its new, state-of-the-art pork processing facility. “We are investing in Iowa and specifically Wright County because we believe this plant is good…

Clinton turkey plant to create power

Posted from the Fayetteville Observer Written By Michael Futch Staff writer CLINTON – A new $25 million Prestage plant under construction in eastern Sampson County will convert turkey waste into industrial steam for energy. As planned, Prestage AgEnergy, which is being built off N.C.24 in the rural community of Moltonville, will use 55,000 tons of turkey litter a year to…