Multiple departments battle fire at Pilgrim’s Pride Chicken Plant

Source: Waay31 ABC Firefighters in Guntersville said a fire at the Pilgrim’s Pride Chicken Plant was caused by some sort of mechanical issue that led...

Updated USDA Projections for 2018 and 2019 Egg Production

The USDA Economic Research Service issued an updated June 18th 2018 forecast of egg production. The volume of eggs produced and per capita consumption...

Iowa Poultry Association Announces Educational Program

-- Iowa Poultry Association has announced the agenda for the educational program that will be presented at the premier poultry event in Iowa, the...

Peco Poultry plant to bring 300 jobs, $40M investment

Gov. Phil Bryant's office on Monday announced Peco Foods will take over the former AmeriCold warehouse in West Point, investing $40 million and creating...

The World’s Largest TURKEY Hatchery opened in Indiana

Local officials and turkey farmers gathered in Terra Haute Indiana as the doors were opened on the world’s largest turkey hatchery on August 15....

Updated USDA Projections for 2018 and 2019 Egg Production

Updated USDA Projections for 2018 and 2019 Egg Production 07/16/2018 The USDA Economic Research Service issued an updated July 16th 2018 forecast of egg production. The...

Golden Plump Poultry’s Closed Minnesota Plant To Convert To Pork

Just six months after Gold'n Plump Poultry closed its doors, Premium Iowa Pork (PIP) is planning to transform the unoccupied Luverne facility into a...

Maple Leaf buying organic, antibiotic-free poultry plants

Maple Leaf Foods is purchasing a pair of poultry plants and associated supply from privately-owned Cericola Farms. The Cericola plants, at Bradford, Ont. and Drummondville,...

Poultry producers abandoning Edmonton area as agriculture faces ‘tipping point’

Source: Edmonton Journal Livestock operators are pulling out of the Edmonton area and large-scale grain farmers are planning their exit strategy, regional leaders heard Thursday. On...

Costco’s 100 Million Chickens Will Change the Face of Nebraska

Source: Civil Eats The state has paved the way for Costco's experiment in extreme vertical integration for years. But farmers and activists brought together in...