Business Briefs for April 6

Hill returns to Ralco

Ralco announces the return of Dr. Jeff Hill to the company as a brand manager. In his new role, Dr. Hill will focus on managing product lines utilizing Ralco’s patented Microbial Catalyst technology and its various applications in the marketplace as well as supporting Ralco’s expanding beef nutrition line.

“I’m thrilled to be back here at Ralco,” said Dr. Hill. “This company and its unique people-first culture is so welcoming and dedicated to serving the needs of their customers. I’m happy to call this place home again.” As a brand manager, Dr. Hill will partner with team members across sales and technical to bring quality products and information forward that meet the needs of Ralco’s customers.

Dr. Hill rejoins Ralco with over 20 years’ experience working in beef nutrition, business management and marketing. Recently Dr. Hill comes from Archer Daniels Midland where he served as the beef business manager for seven years. There he managed all marketing aspects for a portfolio of beef products and launched new product lines that quickly became top sellers in their first year of business.

Dr. Hill has a bachelor of science in animal science, master of science in animal nutrition and Ph.D. in ruminant nutrition, all from Oklahoma State University.

Monogram Loves Kids Foundation accepting grant applications

The Monogram Loves Kids Foundation, the charitable arm of Monogram Meat Snacks in Chandler, will award $50,000 in 2020 to charitable organizations that sponsor programs benefiting children and their families.

Registered 501(c)3 public organizations interested in applying for these grants, which will range from $500 to $10,000, should visit monogramfoods.com/values/mlkf to access the application form. All submissions must be mailed in to the address listed on the application by Friday, May 29 at 5 p.m. CST. All applicants must be located within 100 miles of Monogram Meat Snacks, located at 521 N 5th Street, Chandler, MN 56122.

A committee of team members at the Monogram Meat Snacks plant will review the grant applications from Chandler area organizations.


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