Cargill Feed Plant


Cargill Building $29-Million Feed Mill in Hedrick, Iowa

Investment supports hog finishing throughout region; benefits company’s pork processing facilities in Iowa and Illinois


Cargill's new feed mill being built in Hedrick, Iowa, will be similar to the mill pictured, also built by Younglove Construction.
Cargill's new feed in Hedrick, Iowa.
HEDRICK, Iowa – May 2015 – Cargill’s pork business had open house for of a new, $29-million, state-of-the-art, feed mill in Hedrick, Iowa. The new feed mill, capable of producing 350,000 tons of pelletized hog feed annually, is strategically located in proximity to feedstock raw material supplies; hog finishing operations in southeast Iowa and northern Missouri; as well as to the company’s pork processing plants at Ottumwa, Iowa, and Beardstown, Ill. The feed mill is located near key transportation corridors serving the region. 
About Cargill

Cargill is an international producer and marketer of foods, agricultural, finanical and industrial products ans services.  Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 140,000 people in 65 countries.

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 Facts about the Feed Mill
  • $29 million investment
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Capable of producing 350,000 tons of pelleted hog feed annually
  • Design-build by Younglove Construction, L.L.C. of Sioux City, Iowa
  • Scheduled completion in late 2014
  • Strategically located near key transportation corridors in the region
  • Convenient access to our pork processing plants at Ottumwa, Iowa and Beardstown, Ill.
  • Supports our ongoing efforts to always provide superior fresh pork product and services to our domestic and international customers.
 Cargill Pork, LLC
A division of Cargill, Incorporated, Cargill Pork, LLC. was founded in 1971 and has emerged as a national leader in the pork industry.  Cargill is a world-class producer in farrowing, nursery and finishing performance.  From our origins, Cargill's commitment to providing the best, most wholesome pork products for our consumers has been founded in industry-leading animal welfare and processing practices, as well as innovation in our product and brand offerings.