MUSCATINE, Iowa (July 28, 2020) — In response to COVID-19, Kent Corporation has been working a plan to ensure the health and well-being of our employees. Our Chairman and CEO Gage Kent explains our approach to the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).Continue reading
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.Continue reading
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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.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
MUSCATINE, Iowa (October 14, 2019) — Kent Corporation donated $10,000 to support a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Muscatine County Office. A ribbon cutting on October 10 marked the grand opening of the facility, located at 1601 Plaza Place in Muscatine.
“Kent Corporation’s investment in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Muscatine County Office Remodel has allowed us to build financial stability and programmatic capacity through the ownership of our office,” said Krista Regennitter, County Extension Director.
Every year, more than 1 million Iowans directly benefit from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach educational programs for economic grown, healthy families, thriving communities and sustainable environments. Kent Corporation was recognized as a Lavendar Rosette Donor for its donation.Continue reading