PrairieFood welcomes Tatge as new CEO


PrairieFood, Lawrence, Kansas, a developer of an innovative approach to converting waste biomass into safe, valuable, micro-carbon products for agriculture and other sectors, is excited to announce the appointment of Jason Tatge as its new CEO.

Additionally, Robert K. Herrington, the company’s co-founder and CEO, will now assume the role of chairman of the board.

Jason Tatge

 Tatge brings a wealth of experience and a deep understanding of the agricultural industry to the PrairieFood team. Throughout his career, he has proven exceptional leadership and has been instrumental in driving innovation and growth in the companies he has been a part of or founded.

He has led his two startups, Farms Technology and Farm Mobile, to profitability and successful exits. 

“PrairieFood has already made significant strides in revolutionizing micro-carbon technology, and I am excited to build upon this foundation and lead the company to even greater heights,” Tatge said.

As chairman of the board, Herrington will continue to provide strategic guidance and contribute to PrairieFood’s mission of transforming agriculture through innovative solutions.

His visionary leadership has been instrumental in the company’s success thus far, and his continued involvement as chairman ensures a seamless transition and ongoing support.

 “I am proud of what PrairieFood has accomplished, and I have every confidence in Jason’s ability to lead the company forward,” Herrington said.

“As chairman of the board, I will work closely with him and the entire team to further our commitment of developing and commercializing new micro-carbon technologies. In doing so, PrairieFood will be the leader in expanding circular economies on a global scale.”

PrairieFood is the developer of an innovative and patented process of converting waste biomass into valuable micro-carbon products in a way that overcomes the economic challenges of past biomass conversion efforts.

The company provides an attractive cost-effective solution for the management of environmentally hazardous biomass and produces profitable, renewable products for the agricultural and energy markets that are cost-competitive.