Department of Homeland Security Deems Food, Agriculture Sector as Critical

In light of the state-by-state restrictions, curfews, shelter in place, and other issues impacting business continuity, yesterday the Department of Homeland Security issued “Guidance...

Hormel Foods Pledges $1 Million to Hunger-Relief Causes

The company is fighting hunger and food insecurity as a result of the COVID-19 crisis Hormel Foods has taken a leadership role in helping with...

Butterball’s Kerry Doughty Dies Following Battle With Cancer

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...

Canada Relaxes Travel Restrictions on Temporary Foreign Workers

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...

Despite coronavirus, China 2020 poultry output seen level with 2019

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...

Chicken Farmers of Canada Answers the Ottawa Food Bank’s Call for Help

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...

Brazil pork, poultry processors not planning to cut back over coronavirus

Brazilian pork and poultry processors have no plans to cut production or place workers on paid leave in response to the coronavirus crisis, meat...

USDA Ensures Food Safety During COVID-19 Outbreak

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...

Minnesota Turkey welcomes new Executive Director Sarah Anderson

The Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and the Minnesota Turkey Research & Promotion Council (MTRPC) are proud to announce and welcome Sarah Anderson to...

Vertical Integration What it is – and why it’s good for the chicken industry…...

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...
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