Kent Cares: Flood clean-up of Spring 2019
When our hometown received major flooding this spring, employees from across our company recently gathered to lend a hand. Headquartered in Muscatine, Iowa, Kent Nutrition Group is proud to support our local community in this way. #KentCares
Meet Teri Walsh
On the way to becoming a veterinarian, Teri realized she enjoyed her nutrition classes the most. Now she’s the Beef Product Manager for Kent, advocating for the right products at the right price so beef producers can succeed.
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 Robert Korn
Robert’s father started his feed dealership 43 years ago from the garage of their family home. Find out who Korn credits with their success today. (Hint: It’s not himself.)
Meet Curt Schoonover
At age 12 Curt started working for a family friend on a cow-calf operation. Then, he became a knowledgeable feed mill manager. Now, beef producers call him “the answer man.” Read the full article to find out why.
Meet Ken Geuns
Ken grew up feeding his 4-H show cattle 34% Baby Beef. Now, he has 30 head of beef cows and stays busy traveling across Michigan talking about how Kent exceeds industry standards in feed safety. Find out what his customers believe sets Kent apart.
Meet James Grothe
If you see a red Chevy truck near your feedlot, it’s probably James, looking for ways to help you manage your herd so you can be more profitable. Read about James’ “Three C’s” approach to beef production.
Meet Dr. Brandon Koch
Have you heard the true story of a boy who skipped school to help harvest silage, went on to get a PhD and became the Beef Nutritionist at KNG, helping producers be more profitable? Read more about the man behind the mustache here.
Kent Nutrition Group Helps Flood Ravaged Nebraska Farmers
Kent Nutrition Group (KNG) has pledged 19 tons of animal feed to aid Nebraska farmers impacted by recent flooding. In the first week of April, KNG announced its collaboration with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture in lending a hand to the state’s producers in need.
Kent Nutrition Group Launches NutriVantage® for beef to Boost Gains
Research shows increased dry matter intake with newly branded feed supplement. Beef producers are always trying to find a way to increase average daily gains. Kent Nutrition Group, makers of Kent products, has an exclusive solution to help cattlemen with that goal. Dr. Brandon Koch, Ph. D., KNG Beef Nutritionist shares the latest study results.
Gauss named Kent Nutrition Group President
Mike Gauss has been named president for Kent Nutrition Group (KNG) effective January 1, 2019. John Thorpe, previous president of KNG, has been promoted to president and chief operating officer for Kent Corporation, the parent company for KNG, Grain Processing Corporation (GPC), Kent Precision Foods Group and Kent Pet Group.
Announcing the Aaron Boysen Memorial Scholarship
The Aaron Boysen Memorial Scholarship has been established to celebrate the life and professional work of Aaron Boysen. Aaron lived a full life that passionately focused on three primary areas – family, agriculture, and his work at Kent feeds. Aaron’s devotion to these three things has left a lasting legacy on those who came in contact with both his personal life and with those who worked with him at Kent for over 30 years.