Beatrice Hosts Missouri Employees of Hendrix Genetics

BEATRICE –  When Hendrix Genetics builds and begins operation of a Hybrid Turkeys facility in Beatrice, the plant will replace one in Neosho, Missouri…south of Joplin.

Monday, Gage Area Growth Enterprise and several other local entities hosted Neosho-area employees who may be given the opportunity to transfer employment to the new facility in the north Gage County Industrial Park.

NGage Executive Director Walker Zulkoski says 16 employees visited Beatrice.

:09                  “community players”

Zulkoski says the purpose was to give the employees a look at Beatrice and also discuss jobs that may exist, for spouses.

:16                  “our community base”

Zulkoski, during a quarterly report to city officials, also said that a visit to a Worldlawn Power Equipment’s overseas headquarters will be made in November……part of a State of Nebraska trade trip to China.

:26                  “looking forward to that”

This year, Worldlawn Power Equipment acquired a large, vacant manufacturing building that once housed Husqvarna, Inc., in north Beatrice.  Worldlawn has their U.S. headquarters in the Gage County Industrial Park.