Brazilian pork and poultry processor BRF SA (BRFS3.SA) on Wednesday reported a second-quarter net loss of 468 million reais ($91.86 million), wider than the 156.93 million loss forecast by analysts. BRF reported earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)...
President Joe Biden's administration on Tuesday proposed a U.S. rule requiring farms to give egg-laying chickens access to the outdoors in order to earn the label "organic," closing loopholes but potentially giving companies up to 15 years to comply. The...
The U of A Department of Poultry Science hosted its annual Poultry Science Youth Conference June 28 to July 1. The department hosted 15 high school students from across Arkansas and Oklahoma on campus during the four-day conference. Participants stayed...
The American Farm Bureau Federation today submitted comments on USDA’s proposed poultry marketing disclosure requirements. AFBF President Zippy Duvall remarked on the rulemaking under the Packers and Stockyards Act. “AFBF appreciates USDA’s efforts to increase transparency in the poultry industry....
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) previewed the Organic Livestock and Poultry Standards (OLPS) proposed rule in the Federal Register. With this publication, USDA proposes requirements for organic poultry and livestock living conditions, care, transport, and slaughter. This new...
Source: Reuters Mountaire Farms, a top U.S. chicken company, is pressuring its contract farmers to oppose a Biden administration proposal aimed at improving their conditions because the company says it would ultimately reduce farmer pay, according to documents reviewed by...
A new hybrid geothermal and solar energy system is set to dramatically reduce emissions and energy costs for many Australian poultry farms. The University of Melbourne has teamed up with geothermal companies Ground Source Systems and Fourth Element Energy to...
Source: Forbes Long-delayed approval from the Department of Justice on Cargill and Continental Grain’s $4.5 billion acquisition of publicly traded Sanderson Farms has the barnyard buzzing: Could even more consolidation in the chicken industry be coming? Farmers, distributors and truckers —...
Third Company Facility to Receive the Significant Environmental Validation. Perdue Farms announced today that its food-producing facility in Washington, Ind. has earned GreenCircle Zero Waste to Landfill certification, making it the first U.S. turkey processing facility and third Perdue facility to earn this...
Malaysia's ban on chicken exports is expected to end on Aug. 31, Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Ronald Kiandee told parliament on Thursday. Malaysia, which supplies live chickens mainly to neighbouring Singapore and Thailand, in June halted exports until production...
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