Gage Kent and Jimmy Kent represented Kent at the “Made in America” product showcase at the White House on July 23, 2018.The company was invited to join President Trump and Vice President Pence in celebrating the importance of manufacturing, economic growth, and jobs for American workers. “The Kent brand has been providing research-driven, high-quality nutrition that sets industry standards for feeding America’s livestock for generations. When my grandfather started the company, he established a reputation for high-quality animal nutrition products that we continue today,” said Gage Kent, Chairman and CEO of Kent Corporation.
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Kent Nutrition Group is proud to offer a new line of products developed for sheep, goats, pigs and rabbits under the Home Fresh® product family name. Building on the success of their Home Fresh poultry products, this expansion offers animal enthusiasts products built on research-proven formulation and designed to meet animals’ specific needs at each life stage. Home Fresh products will be represented by the Kent® brand in the Midwest and the Blue Seal® brand in the East.
The Kent Innovation Center on the Research Park campus of Iowa State University (ISU) in Ames, Iowa has officially opened. “This new Innovation Center will grow and strengthen our relationship with Iowa State University as we apply cutting edge research to our focus in agriculture, food, feed, and biosciences for people, pets, and livestock,” said Gage Kent, CEO and Chairman of Kent Corporation.
Kent Corporation is committing $8 million, the Iowa Corn Promotion Board $4 million, and Sukup Manufacturing Co. $2 million in support of a new Iowa State University educational and research facility for feed milling and grain science. The $14 million in gifts are the first to be announced for the $21.2 million feed mill and grain science complex, which will be funded entirely through private giving. The commitments made by Kent Corporation and Iowa Corn Promotion Board represent the largest gifts each has ever made.