In a speech at Columbia University, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack laid out a vision of nutrition security and the Agriculture Department’s actions to promote the concept. Vilsack contrasted nutrition security to food security, which focuses on the quantity...
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...
February 23-24, 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE For two days in February, NPI members from across the state will come together to take advantage of cutting-edge educational programming, and network with fellow NPI members. Presented via a Zoom webinar, participants will have the...
Due to the national public health emergency caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced the temporary suspension of past-due debt collections and foreclosures for distressed borrowers under the Farm Storage Facility Loan and...
Source: Gainsville Times A Gainesville poultry company that has outgrown space at its current location is hoping to expand operations – and double employment – in a move to new, larger building off Memorial Park Drive near Gainesville. Soulshine Farms, now at 2411 White Sulphur Road, currently...
Infrastructure plan would have far-reaching impacts on rural industries The U.S. economy continues to outperform expectations as stimulus funds are fueling robust consumer spending. Consensus forecasts point to 7% GDP growth for 2021, the fastest rate of expansion since 1984....
Some members of the Butterball team are rightfully moving up the chain, as the company recently has announced the promotion of two longstanding members of its operations team, appointing Neal Walsh as Chief Operating Officer and Bill Folk as...
Tyson Foods in Nashville, Arkansas, and Tyson Foods in Berryville, Arkansas recognized The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has awarded the 2021 Clean Water Award to Tyson Foods in Nashville, Arkansas, and Tyson Foods in Berryville, Arkansas. The award...
Source: Sanderson Farms The Landrum Family With the help and encouragement of another poultry grower, Tommie Landrum decided it was time to depart from his career in sales and lead his family to the poultry industry. After searching and finding the...
Due to recent reports of sick and dying songbirds in Ohio and surrounding states, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) are encouraging outdoor poultry owners to take steps to protect their...
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