WILLMAR — Abigail Rigdon has been hired by Jennie-O Turkey Store in the position of assistant grow-out supervisor for the Benson area in production.

In her new role she will assist the area supervisor in planning and supervising all operating procedures to help meet corporate flock production.

Rigdon earned her master's and bachelor's degrees in animal science from the University of Georgia. She previously worked as a veterinary technician at a clinic in Madison, Georgia.