Wayne Farms LLC has reached an agreement to sell its Laurel Fresh Processing Complex to Amick Farms, a subsidiary of OSI group and a leading U.S. producer of fresh and further-processed poultry products. Amick has agreed to acquire the complex...
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,”...
The National Chicken Council (NCC) today released the following statement in response to the Biden administration’s plans for more government intervention in the meat and poultry industries.  Attributable to NCC President Mike Brown: “While we haven’t seen any proposals,...
One of the miracles of nature is the transformation of the egg into the chick. Not every avian eggs hatch in 21 days. See the chart below for incubation periods for other fowl. The duckbill platypus is the only mammal...
China may fall short of annual agricultural product purchasing commitments made in its Phase 1 trade deal with the United States due to "non-agricultural trade issues," U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday. "I'm not sure they're...
The project will add 65,000 square feet to the existing plant and create 100 jobs, a news release said Thursday. Some of the jobs include skill positions that support robotics and automation processes. Work is expected to begin later...
Butterball announced on Wednesday that it is investing a combined $8.7 million and creating a total of 360 new jobs within three years at two processing facilities in Northwest Arkansas. The expansion will include a $4.7 million investment in Ozark,...
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has been confirmed in a flock of commercial broiler chickens in Missouri. The facility is located in Stoddard County, Missouri (Southeast Missouri) along the Mississippi flyway. The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is...
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall commented today on USDA's proposed poultry marketing disclosure requirements and the advanced notice of proposed rulemaking under the Packers and Stockyards Act. "AFBF appreciates USDA working to create more transparency in the poultry...
Source: USDA news release The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for November 2021 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report. To view the complete report, click here.
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