Kent Corporation Partners with Friends of the Musser Public Library

MUSCATINE, Iowa (November 18, 2020) — Life in Muscatine, Iowa from 120 years ago is brought to life through the lens of renowned photographer Oscar Grossheim in an all-new 2021 calendar on sale now to benefit reading in Muscatine.  Kent Corporation partnered with Friends of the Musser Public Library to create the wall calendar, which features more than a dozen throwback images taken by Grossheim in the early 1900’s. 

“Many people may not realize the rich history that exists right here in Muscatine,” said Carol Reynolds, Kent Corporation Corporate Spokesperson. “We are very lucky to have thriving businesses today, but the building blocks of our reality were set into place long ago. The Oscar Grossheim collection of images is a treasure that sheds light on this history and Kent Corporation is proud to support it.”

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Jack May, Past President of Kent Feeds, Inc., Remembered

MUSCATINE, Iowa (July 24, 2020) — Jack May, former President Emeritus of Kent Feeds, Inc., passed away at his home in California on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 leaving a lifelong legacy of devotion to his family, the Muscatine community and Kent Corporation. During his 42-year career with Kent Feeds and Kent Nutrition Group, Jack was an integral part of Kent Corporation’s history. Jack was a dedicated leader in the livestock industry as well as a loyal friend to all.

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Kent Corporation Selected as a 2020 US Best Managed Company

Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program
is a mark of excellence worldwide

MUSCATINE, Iowa (May 19, 2020) — 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.

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Kent Opens Doors to Host FFA Students at Kent Conference Center

MUSCATINE, Iowa (February 13, 2020) — Kent Corporation hosted the Southeast Iowa FFA District’s 2020-2021 District Officer Candidate Interviews on Friday, February 7, 2020.

“We appreciate the facilities that Kent and GPC have provided for our use,” said Adam Crews, Southeast Iowa FFA District Advisor on Friday, February 7. “Bridging the gap between FFA and the agricultural industry is important. The use of the facilities today provides a professional setting where students can develop a vision of what a professional agricultural career would look like. Kent and GPC are showing they believe in the future of agriculture and support youth leadership in agriculture.”

Nearly 40 FFA (Future Farmers of America) members from across southeast Iowa participated in the interview process hosted at the Kent Conference Center located at 1600 Oregon St. in Muscatine, Iowa. Over a period of several hours, candidates completed an FFA knowledge test, a 7-on-1 personal interview, and a 10-minute round of 2-on-1 interviews.

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