he Tyson Foods poultry production facility in Seguin will be getting an expansion to the tune of $58 million in an effort to meeting increasing food demand. “Since 1989, Tyson has helped to create excellent employment opportunities for our residents,...
Attention to detail is key to successfully vaccinating broiler flocks against infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT), according to a poultry health expert. Tim Cummings, DVM, senior technical services veterinarian, Zoetis, said managing ILT outbreaks can be a struggle for some producers. But with careful...
Greg Hinton, Rose Acre Farms,Seymour, Indiana,was elected for a second term as chairman of the board of directors of U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) during a recent board of directors meeting, held in Atlanta.Due to the pandemic, the...
Read the report Businesses of all sizes and across most industries are wrestling with perhaps the worst supply chain bottlenecks to date. Entering the final quarter of 2021, the U.S. economy and rural industries seem to be transitioning into yet another...
A genetic technique which could help improve predictions about the virulence of infectious bursal disease (IBDV) has identified pathogenicity in seven new strains of the virus which causes an immunosuppressive condition. Isolates were collected from broiler and pullet flocks showing...
The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) named UEP President and CEO Chad Gregory as the 2021 Ag Association Leader of the Year. This award, which is one of NAMA’s highest honors, recognizes outstanding leadership, achievement and excellence among senior executives...
The 2021 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) Marketplace will offer attendees access to the latest innovations and trends in animal protein and feed technology through exhibitor and educational programing. As part of this programming, the IPPE Marketplace will...
“We already knew e-commerce was on the horizon before 2020, but  COVID-19 has provided an unbelievable boost to this sector. E-commerce now accounts for approximately 16% of U.S. sales. Though some consumers will return to in-person shopping, 60%...
armers and ranchers now can anonymously report potentially unfair and anticompetitive practices in the livestock and poultry sectors using an online tool the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Justice (DOJ) launched today. The launch of the new tool, located...
A pork and poultry company is investing millions in a new facility in the Midlands, which is expected to create nearly 300 new jobs. On Thursday, Prestage Farms of South Carolina, announced plans to construct a new processing facility in...
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