Land O’ Lakes To Close Sheldon Purina Facility

Sheldon, Iowa — The company that operates a Sheldon animal feed  facility says the local location will be closing this summer.

According to an email received by KIWA, Purina Animal Nutrition will cease manufacturing of Purina Feeds at the Sheldon facility, effective July 1, 2022.

The Purina Feed plants at Sioux City and Sioux Falls, as well as their Nutra Blend feed plant in Mason City, will continue manufacturing Purina Feeds, according to parent company Land O’ Lakes.

Company officials say all employees of the Sheldon plant will have the opportunity to apply for positions at the company’s other locations.

A company spokesperson says they’re grateful to the Sheldon community for its support.