West Liberty, Iowa-based West Liberty Foods announced that the company has earned the EcoVadis Platinum Award for achievements in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), ranking in the top 1% of all companies who completed the assessment. The EcoVadis assessment validates corporate...
Company plans to start production in Humboldt later this month Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) along with local, state and federal officials met Thursday to officially open the company’s new poultry complex in Humboldt, Tennessee. The $425 million project, which includes...
Meatpacker JBS USA said on Monday that more than 20% of its employees have received a COVID-19 vaccine, while rival Tyson Foods Inc said more than 10% of its workers have received a shot. Labor unions and meat companies have...
Registration for the virtual Poultry Health Management School (PHMS) is open for the May 24-25 course. PHMS teaches modern practices in poultry production and how they can be applied on the farm. Farm owners, production managers and avian health professionals...
Reprinted from:PoultryHealthToday.com The American Association of Avian Pathologists has announced that its 2021 conference — originally scheduled for July 30 through August 1 in Minneapolis —  will be a virtual event to ensure the safety of its members and other...
Livestock and poultry producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing can apply for assistance for those losses and the cost of depopulation and disposal of the animals. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...
Researchers at the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service and US Biologic, Inc., have developed an oral solution to an antibiotic alternative that fights against poultry coccidiosis, which costs the poultry industry $3.5B in annual losses worldwide. Coccidiosis is a parasitic disease...
Government payments to farm operator households totaled $14.8 billion in 2019, based on data from USDA's Agricultural Resource Management Survey. More than 30 percent of about 1.97 million U.S. farms received some Government payments that year, with an average...
United States Agriculture Sector to Receive Highest Level of Government Support Since 2005 According to the University of Missouri’s Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, in 2019 and 2020 the United States’ agriculture sector will have benefitted from the largest...
An interview with John Brown, DVM, senior technical services veterinarian and layer specialist, Zoetis Q: In 2021, Zoetis introduced Poulvac® Procerta™ HVT-IBD, a recombinant vector vaccine that protects against infectious bursal disease viruses (IBDV) and Marek’s disease. How will the...
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