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  • Iowa Egg Farmers Donating Eggs During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Jul 01, 2020
    URBANDALE, IA - Iowa egg farmers through their "Cracking Hunger" program have maintained their commitment of approximately 35,000 dozen eggs each month to Iowa's Food Bank System. Even during COVID-19, when shell eggs are short, egg farmers have maintained this commitment and increased it to a total of 45,000 dozen per month. Iowa egg farmers are anticipating approximately 6 ½ million eggs to be donated in 2020.
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  • Hy-Vee Delivers Nearly $800,000 of Food and Supplies to Twin Cities Nonprofits and Food Banks

    Jun 25, 2020
    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced Tuesday that in collaboration with its customers and supplier partners, nearly $800,000 of food and supplies have been donated to local nonprofits and food banks in the Twin Cities.
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  • Whole Eggs Uniquely Support Muscle Health

    Jun 09, 2020
    Healthy strong muscles are important throughout the lifespan. Resistance training and sufficient dietary protein help support muscle maintenance and strength. Research has shown the importance of both the total amount of protein consumed each day as well as the amount of protein per meal.
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  • Rose Acre Farms Donates Over 180,000 Dozen Eggs During March and April

    May 19, 2020
    Rose Acre Farms donated over 180,000 dozen eggs to schools, churches, and other various outreach organizations during the initial COVID-19 outbreak in March and April.
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  • Rose Acre Farms Celebrates the Life of Team Member Deloris Everroad

    May 08, 2020
    NORTH VERNON, Ind. — Rose Acre Farms is remembering long-time Team Member Deloris Everroad, who passed away on Thursday, April 30.
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  • Rose Acre Farms donates eggs to community

    May 04, 2020
    Rose Acre Farms is in the business of selling eggs, but during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Seymour-based company has made it a priority to donate eggs.
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  • Some Good News — Farms Feasts Help Feed Indy During COVID-19

    Apr 27, 2020
    Our nation’s food supply chains are a big ship that turns slowly. While many farms find themselves with extra product, food pantries supplies run low.
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  • Schools continue food services during extended closure

    Apr 15, 2020
    JOHNSON COUNTY — When most students throughout the county went on spring break, there was a plan to return to school within a couple days or a week, depending on the length of the school’s spring break.
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  • Lincoln County Egg Farm donates dozens of eggs to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office

    Apr 15, 2020
    LINCOLN COUNTY, Mo. — A local farmer recently donated dozens of eggs to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said Tim Asbridge, with Rose Acre Farms, donated the eggs as a way to say thank you. So, the office made a post on Facebook to say thank you to him.
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  • Food As Lifestyle Medicine

    Mar 24, 2020
    Disease prevention is the key when it comes to living a longer, healthier life. Lifestyle medicine, which focuses on prevention rather than treatment of chronic diseases, is gaining momentum. The World Health Organization estimates that, by 2020, two-thirds of all diseases will be a result of lifestyle factors.1
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  • Rose Acre Farms' Hurd Speaks at USPoultry Panel

    Mar 04, 2020
    College students from more than 60 different universities nationwide convened in Atlanta recently for the USPOULTRY Foundation College Student Career Program, held in conjunction with the 2020 International Production & Processing Expo. Nearly 700 students and 161 human resource managers and recruiters from 27 companies participated in the program.
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  • Rose Acre Farms Leaders Appointed to Industry Boards, Receive Awards

    Feb 11, 2020
    SEYMOUR, Ind. — Multiple leaders from Seymour, Indiana-based Rose Acre Farms were recently appointed to positions with industry organizations U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, the American Egg Board and the International Egg Commission.
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  • Rose Acre Farms' Hinton, New U.S. Poultry & Egg Association Chairman

    Jan 28, 2020
    TUCKER, Ga. – Greg Hinton, vice president of sales, Rose Acre Farms, Seymour, Indiana, was elected chairman of the board of directors of U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). The board meeting was held during the International Poultry Expo, part of the 2020 International Production & Processing Expo. He previously served as vice chairman. Hinton was presented with the time-honored “working man’s gavel” by John Prestage, 2019 chairman.
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  • Care and Pride Go Into Our Eggs

    Jan 22, 2020
    “We strive to be the best we can be and produce the absolute best product we can.” Bryce McCory always loved animals and grew up in a family that spent a lot of time talking about eggs. Rose Acre Farms was founded in the 1930s by David Rust who sold eggs to grocery store chains in Indianapolis. The grocery stores grew in size and number, and Rose Acre Farms followed suit. The company grew and today has multiple facilities in eight states.
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  • NC’s Electric Cooperatives, Tideland EMC and Rose Acre Farms to Develop Agricultural Microgrid in Hyde County

    Jan 09, 2020
    North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives are partnering with Hyde County egg producer Rose Acre Farms and its local electric cooperative, Tideland EMC, to develop an agricultural microgrid that will deliver a variety of benefits to the farm and surrounding community, including enhanced environmental sustainability and power grid resiliency.
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  • Holiday Eggs at Your Table

    Dec 18, 2019
    It’s the holiday season – time for celebrating with good food, family and friends. With plenty of seasonal celebrations and gatherings filled with indulgent dishes, there’s an opportunity to include more nutrient-dense, filling foods that are naturally lower in calories, too.
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  • Rose Acre Farms Donates Eggs, Boxes to Jennings County Coordinating Council

    Dec 13, 2019
    NORTH VERNON, Ind. — Rose Acre Farms donated 600 dozen eggs and 600 cardboard boxes to the Jennings County Coordinating Council Thursday morning at Jen Acre Egg Farm, located east of North Vernon.
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  • Egg white wraps developed for health-conscious consumers

    Dec 06, 2019
    An egg white wrap made with cage-free eggs offers consumers a low-carb and grain-free alternative to traditional tortillas.
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  • Medora, Brownstown students come together for National STEM Day

    Nov 14, 2019
    Several pieces of equipment in Medora Community Schools’ STEM lab was supplied by Indianapolis-based 1st Maker Space. On Nov. 8, the company’s technology adviser, Kim Brand, was able to show fourth-graders from Medora and Brownstown elementary schools how a laser cutter works and make them name ornaments out of cardboard to take home.
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  • Rose Acre Farms Donates to Ocracoke Island Residents Following Hurricane Dorian Impact

    Oct 25, 2019
    OCRACOKE, N.C. — Rose Acre Farms recently partnered with Ohio-based SugarCreek Foods to donate shell eggs, deviled eggs, sausage and cheese to residents in Ocracoke, North Carolina in relief effort after Hurricane Dorian caused major flooding on the island.
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Rose AcreTM Recipe of the Month

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream        
          
Ingredients:
  • 3 cups whole milk

  • 3 cups heavy cream

  • 9 large egg yolks

  • ½ vanilla bean

  • 2 cups sugar

Instructions:
  1. Separate the egg yolks from the whites.
  2. In a large saucepan combine the sugar and milk. Over medium-low heat, stir to combine. Make sure that the mixture does not come to a boil.
  3. Cut the vanilla bean in half and scrape out one half of the vanilla caviar into milk and sugar mixture. Add half of the entire bean to the mixture. Continue to stir. Heat until hot, but not boiling.
  4. Add the yolks to a large bowl and whisk for 2 minutes until light in color.
  5. Temper the eggs- add a couple ladles of the hot milk mixture to the eggs. You do this so the eggs are not scrambled in the hot milk. Once the eggs are tempered, slowly stir them into the hot milk. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until the mixture begins to thicken.
  6. Using a fine mesh strainer, strain the mixture into a large glass bowl. Discard any lumps.
  7. Slowly stir in the heavy cream
  8. Follow your ice cream makers instructions for preparation.
  9. Ice cream may still be soft after churning, put in freezer for 3-4 hours before serving.
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