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Iowa Pork Producers Host Community Thank You Event with Prestage Foods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CLIVE, Iowa, May 5, 2022 On Wednesday, May 4, Iowa pig farmers brought community leaders from Eagle Grove, Fort Dodge and Webster City together to thank them for their continuous efforts to work through Covid-19 issues since the spring of 2020. The pandemic immediately put stress on every link in the food chain, but those communities, along with the many that surround them, pulled together to keep the food supply open between farms, processing plants, and grocery stores in order to provide safe food for consumers. The event, hosted at Prestage Foods of Iowa in Eagle Grove, also resulted

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Prestage Foods Stimulates New Economic Growth in Northwest Iowa

Featured in a Des Moines Register article. Prestage Foods of Iowa, located just six miles south of Eagle Grove, brings new families, jobs, businesses, and housing to the Northwest Iowa region. Unfortunately, rural counties are hurting all across the United States. Over the last decade, about 36% of U.S. metro counties seized 99% of the jobs and population. In Iowa, half of the state’s 99 counties have fewer jobs and population than a decade ago. Prestage’s economic impact is estimated at $574 million for nine neighboring counties. For example, the Eagle Grove School District expanded its elementary due to growing

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