Garner, North Carolina-based Butterball LLC and the National Turkey Federation announced the death of Kerry Curtis Doughty on March 17, following a battle with cancer. Mr. Doughty was the immediate past chairman of the National Turkey Federation (NTF) and...
Farmscape for March 23, 2020 Marie-Claude Bibeau Conference Call 32:15 Listen To minimise potential labour shortages due to COVID-19, the Federal Government has relaxed travel restrictions on foreign workers entering Canada. On Friday the Federal Government confirmed, despite travel restrictions implemented...
China's poultry and egg output in 2020 are expected to be level with last year, an agriculture official said on Thursday, despite the severe dispruption to the industry because of the coronavirus epidemic. Many Chinese chicken farmers struggled to feed...
The Ottawa Food Bank issued a call for help on March 16th, explaining that there was a need for cash donations to help Ottawa's vulnerable families. Chicken Farmers of Canada has been proud partners and supporters of the Ottawa Food...
Brazilian pork and poultry processors have no plans to cut production or place workers on paid leave in response to the coronavirus crisis, meat producer association ABPA said on Tuesday. ABPA Executive Director Ricardo Santin said by telephone the crisis...
USDA news release Washington, D.C - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is ensuring the safety and timely delivery of the U.S. food supply while protecting the health of USDA employees during this COVID-19 National Emergency. Yesterday, USDA Under Secretary...
The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and the Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) are proud to announce and welcome Sarah Anderson to serve as their new Executive Director. Anderson previously served as a member of the Minnesota House...
More than a century ago most of our nation’s inhabitants were farmers and most farmers owned chickens. Our country has changed in many ways since those early years. Today a very small minority are farmers, few of whom own...
Migratory birds are federally protected by the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 and its regulations. It is illegal to kill, disturb or destroy migratory birds, their nest or eggs, except under authority of a permit. Permits for addressing agricultural...
A case of H5N8 bird flu has been confirmed in a poultry farm in the eastern German state of Saxony, German authorities said on Monday. The social affairs and protection ministry in the state of Saxony said the case involved...
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