Green Ridge Family Farm of Weldon, Iowa, was one of five farms across the United States to receive U.S. Poultry & Egg Association’s Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award during the 2022 International Production & Processing Expo in Atlanta....
The USDA says poultry production during June 2020 was up 7% from June 2019 at 4.323 billion pounds. The total included 3.815 billion pounds of chicken, also up 7%, and 500.704 million pounds of turkey, 5% above the previous...
Chad Martin takes on new role as Chief Operating Officer for Poultry Donnie King has been named president of Tyson Foods’ (NYSE: TSN) poultry business, effective September 3, 2020, the company announced today. King has over 35 years of experience working...
Aviagen® Ross® customers in the United States continually outdo their best, and this month, Aviagen recognizes these stellar performers with the 2020 Flock Awards. Flock Awards are presented to Ross poultry producers who, through team work, attention to detail,...
The Biden Administration recently appointed John Berge as the new State Executive Director (SED) for the USDA Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA). Berge joined the Nebraska FSA team on Jan. 18, 2022. “Individuals selected to serve as FSA State Executive...
Gary D. Butcher and Richard D. Miles2 Poultry encounter numerous stressors during their lives. These stressors cause hormone changes, declines in feed intake, altered nutrient metabolism and suppressed immune function. The adverse effects of the stressors are additive and every...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com The vital role the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) plays in nutrient absorption and the immune response is probably much more complex and dynamic than most of us realize. We do know, however, that maintaining good intestinal health and minimizing...
y Raul Elias C. Lopez, Regional Technical Service Manager, Broiler Specialist, Cobb Asia. www.cobb-vantress.com The poultry breeding business has evolved through the years but the purpose of a good broiler genetic company is to serve customers through the use of...
The University of North Georgia's (UNG) Gainesville Campus was abuzz with roughly 80 middle and high school students Feb. 5 as they learned about UNG's poultry science program. UNG offers three agriculture pathways with associate degrees: poultry science, general...
Large-scale family farms were more likely to have stronger financial performance than other farms, according to USDA, Economic Research Service (ERS) researchers using data from the 2011-20 Agricultural Resource Management surveys (ARMS). ERS researchers categorized farms as low risk...
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