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Jacinda Trask – Reputation

Meet Jacinda! As Director, Retail Store Division, she helped make sure stores stayed open (safely) and customers were able to get the feed they needed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Click to learn how she does it.

Mike Speaker – Integrity

Mike Speaker – Territory Sales Manager —  Mike Speaker worked on his grandfather’s hog farm when he was 12 years old, riding his bike a half-mile to help tend to the 100 Hampshires that they were raising in Southern Indiana. Today Speaker lives on that same property, in his grandparents’ old farm house, which has …

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Meet Dr. Jim Smith – Senior Technical Swine Nutritionist

Growing up, Dr. Smith owned and showed pigs from his grandparent’s farm in Indiana. Now, as Kent’s Senior Technical Swine Nutritionist, he works with producers to formulate customized feeding programs that improve their profitability. Read the full article to find out how.

Tara Howell – Service

Tara Howell – Senior Manager, Sales Support As a member of the sales support team at Kent Nutrition Group, Tara Howell works cross-functionally with departments throughout the company. Her team is responsible for employee and dealer training, locating stores where customers can purchase products, providing recommendations for particular lines of feed, commodity ingredient sales and …

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Bill Warnstaff – Reputation

Bill Warnstaff – Fulfillment Services Coordinator When he first started working for Kent Nutrition Group 21 years ago, Bill Warnstaff’s job was to maintain one of the biggest visual identifiers for Kent Feeds: its familiar black, red and yellow signs. “I was on the sign truck that went all around the Midwest and I put …

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Kent Heckman – Integrity

Meet Kent Heckman – KNG Pricing Manager Figuring out the best price to charge for quality products can be a tricky business. Kent Heckman calls it “a balancing act” that can make or break a company’s bottom line just as easily as it can attract or alienate valued customers. Heckman is well-aware of this. As …

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Jason Lents – Quality

Jason Lents – Senior Director of Operations Jason Lents grew up raising cattle and showing livestock in Southwest Iowa, using Kent feed because he always appreciated the quality that came with it.  But until he went to work for the company as an engineer five years ago, he didn’t fully appreciate the level of attention …

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Built On Trust: Integrity

If anyone understands the importance of first impressions – especially when it comes to attention to detail – it’s Sherry Reno. As the tradeshow coordinator for Kent Nutrition Group, Reno manages roughly 90 events around the country each year. They range from national shows in big city convention centers to educational workshops at local dealerships. …

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Dealer Spotlight: Mister Feed, Cabot PA

Congratulations on 30 years of service! Stop in and find out why farmers and producers near Cabot, PA trust the team at Mister Feed to deliver quality Blue Seal feed time and time again.

Kent Corporation Selected as a 2020 US Best Managed Company

MUSCATINE, Iowa — Kent Corporation, headquartered in Muscatine,Iowa, is honored to have been selected as a 2020 US Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the US Best Managed Companies program is a mark of excellence worldwide and recognizes private-company success based on strategy, execution, culture and financials. “Kent Corporation is …

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Meet Randy “Boomer” Rosenboom

Boomer has been with Kent for 21 years, helping producers with nutrition, risk management and profitability. “A lot of the advice we give them is just as valuable as the feed.”

Meet Meagan Stephens and Bryan Beaver

Territory Sales Managers, Northeast Region For customers that Meagan Stephens and Bryan Beaver serve in the Northeast part of the country, the word “quality” has long been synonymous with Blue Seal feeds. But they believe what really sets their products apart is the service that comes with them, from helping customers develop rations and sourcing …

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Meet Tyler Schleich

Territory Sales Manager, Central Region A few years after Tyler Schleich graduated from college, a recruiter alerted him to a job opportunity in the feed business. Tyler grew up on a farm with commercial beef and pork operations in Western Illinois, and he always had an interest in the feed business, especially for cattle. But …

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Meet Jeff Bogus

What are the three things large producers and backyard farmers demand from their feed? Jeff Bogus knows. Read the article to find out how Kent delivers and why Jeff says it makes a huge difference.

Meet Dennis Crawford

Dennis grew up on a farm in northeast Iowa and remembers always having bags of Kent feed around for their dairy cows, cattle and swine. Now he works with Midwest producers to improve efficiencies by finding the right feeding programs for their operations. Read to find out how he does it! #BeefMonth #BuiltOnTrust

Built On Trust: Reputation

Steve Frieler has been selling Kent Feeds for two decades. Find out why he trusts his reputation to Kent, and how he helps customers stay profitable. (Spoiler: Feed efficiency.)

Built On Trust: Research

Trust is built on our research farm. Find out how our vice president of nutrition and product development, Bruce Read, and his team formulate research-proven products that improve the health and performance of animals day in and day out.

Meet the Websters

Phil and Lisa are 5th generation sheep farmers who also raise pigs—hundreds of pigs. Read the full article to find out why they choose Home Fresh for their sustainable, animal-centered operation.

Meet Dr. Jim Smith

Growing up, Dr. Smith owned and showed pigs from his grandparent’s farm in Indiana. Now, as Kent’s Senior Technical Swine Nutritionist, he works with producers to formulate customized feeding programs that improve their profitability. Read the full article to find out how.

Investing in the Future!

Kent Corporation is investing in the future of innovation to help our growing world do more. We thought that called for celebration, so we hosted a Kent Cy-Hawk tailgate at the University of Iowa vs. Iowa State University football game!

Meet Darron Dolezal

Dolezal Farm Supply is a third-generation family farm supply business carrying feed for hogs, cattle, sheep, chickens —and even camels. Read the full article to find out how they build great relationships with their customers. (HINT: Inventory. And his dad’s great cooking.)

KNG Awards Two IFAA Scholarships

Each year, thousands of Iowa students participate in 4-H and FFA beef, swine, poultry and other agricultural projects. Through scholarships like these, KNG supports the next generation of leaders in agriculture.

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