Thursday, June 13, 2024

Poultry Today

Local meat processing plant opens in N.C.

MARION, N.C. — Foothills Pilot Plant, an independent, non-profit facility  for poultry and rabbit processing, has opened its doors here. The plant will serve independent...

AVMA on limiting antibiotic use in food animals

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has said that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration's order prohibiting certain uses of cephalosporins...

KFC surprises military family with reunion … Funds college for twin daughters

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —  To kick off a year of bringing people together, Kentucky Fried Chicken has given one military family an emotional and unexpected...

Shares of poultry producers rise on cheaper corn

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Shares of poultry producers rose sharply on Jan. 12 as corn prices plunged. Corn is one of the most expensive ingredients...

OSHA proposes $142,000 in fines for poultry producer

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety & Health Administration has cited poultry processor KD Acquisition I LLC, doing business as Coleman...

Federal judge finds Calif. low carbon fuel standard unconstitutional

FRESNO, Calif. —  A judge in Federal District Court in Fresno, Calif., has sided with America's ethanol industry in ruling that the State of...

Nebraska groups to hold annual convention

LINCOLN, Neb. — The 42nd annual Nebraska Poultry Industries convention will be held Feb. 22-23 at the Norfolk Lodge & Suites, Divots Conference Center,...

Pilgrim’s outsources fleet fuel management to FuelQuest

HOUSTON — Pilgrim's Pride Corp., has announced a five-year contract with FuelQuest Inc., an on-damand software and services company, to provide bulk fuel management services...

Alabama contest seeks agricultural photos

MOULTON, Ala. — Amateur photographers are invited to submit photographs of agricultural interest for the Alabama Farmers Co-op 2012 Photo Contest. Sponsored by Alabama...

Sunn hemp shows promise as biofuel source

BELTSVILLE, Md. — Work by scientists at USDA suggests that farmers in the Southeast could use the tropical legume sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea) in...

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