U.S. poultry production declined slightly in June. The USDA says there were 4.429 billion pounds of poultry certified as wholesome last month, down 1% on the year, with a fractional increase for chicken to 3.976 billion pounds canceled out by...
Decree Provisions Would Stop the Exchange of Compensation Information, Ban President of Data Consulting Firm from Industry, Subject Settling Poultry Processors to 10-Year Antitrust Compliance Monitor; Decree Would also Prohibit Deceptive Conduct Towards Chicken Growers that Lowers Their Compensation  The...
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation is trying to incentivize farmers across the state to purchase more poultry litter from three counties including two in the Valley. The DCR is increasing incentive payment rates by...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced an additional investment of more than $14 million to support agricultural workforce training in historically underserved communities that will increase the resilience of the U.S. meat and poultry processing sector. This...
Source: Bloomberg The Justice Department’s defeat in its lawsuit against chicken-industry executives adds to a string of antitrust losses that casts a shadow on its scrutiny of the meat industry and broader enforcement goals. Five former and current executives from Pilgrim’s...
Source: Lancaster Farming Pennsylvania’s poultry industry will receive $25 million in state funding to recover from avian influenza, and Ag Secretary Russell Redding can’t wait to get the aid flowing. “We feel some sense of urgency now to get this done,”...
If You Were Paid to Provide Broiler Grow-Out Services at Any Time Between January 27, 2013 and December 31, 2019, A Class Action Settlement Totaling $15,500,000 May Affect Your Legal Rights. A federal court authorized this notice. This is not...
In 2020, most of the values of cotton (62 percent), dairy (73 percent), and specialty crops (57 percent) were produced on large-scale family farms. USDA defines a family farm as one in which the principal operator and related family...
Officials with a food processing plant, George’s Prepared Foods, announced they were closing their Caryville location, leaving nearly 200 people jobless. Campbell County Mayor E.L. Morton told WVLT News that he was trying to keep the plant open. “I have contacted...
Case Farms, a fully integrated poultry farming and processing group, has awarded more than $34,000 in scholarships this year to 12 children of Case Farms’ employeesthrough the J. Leroy Cook Memorial Scholarship Program. To date, Case Farms has awarded...
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