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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…

Twenty-Five Years of Employment Celebrated

CLINTON NC – The Prestage family was honored to celebrate twenty-five years of service with seventeen employees and their spouses over dinner on August 2, 2016. Pictured – Front row, left to right:  Marlene Oliver, Farrowing Supervisor, Katheen Knowles, Executive Administration; Middle Row, left to right: Michael Inman, Sow Service, Tim Orban, Multiplication Service, Dean Devane, Turkey Loadout Crew Leader, Gary…

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…

Frequently Asked Questions about Proposed Pres...

Courtesy of City of Mason City Prestage Foods of Iowa Project FAQ Q.   How long has Mason City been working on this project? A. North Iowa Corridor EDC was first contacted about this project by the Iowa Economic Development Authority on December 17, 2015. City and EDC officials met with Prestage leaders on December 18. Two council members were briefed…

2016 Sampson County Ag Day festivities

courtesy of the Sampson Independent Hundreds enjoy Sampson County Ag Day festivities Extension event attracts hundreds to center First Posted: 9:30 pm – April 18th, 2016 By Chase Jordan – cjordan@civitasmedia.com Summer Lanier, public relation director for Prestage Farms, Inc. enjoy showing children chicks during the Sampson County Ag Day. Gerald Gautier, right, competes in a contest hosted by Hubb’s…

Prestage Grower Honored as Outstanding Pork Pr...

Story and Photos Courtesy of the North Carolina Pork Council Lamb honored as Outstanding Pork Producer NC Pork Council recognizes contributions of Sampson County hog farmer at annual conference RALEIGH – James “Cookie” Lamb, a hog farmer from Clinton has been honored as the state’s Outstanding Pork Producer by the NC Pork Council. The award, presented Friday at the NC…

Prestage Participates in NCSU Recent Grad Chal...

For the fourth consecutive year, Prestage Farms and Prestage Foods have partnered with North Carolina State University’s Annual Giving Campaign to support the Recent Grad Challenge, formerly the Turkey Challenge. The 2015 campaign ran from November 1st-24th.  To entice recent alumni, those who graduated with an undergraduate degree from NCSU in the last ten years, to donate to the university,…