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MILFORD, Ind. — A groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for a multi-phase renovation by CTB Inc. at its Milford, Ind., manufacturing and office headquarters was held recently. Three years of planning followed by three months of demolition work has been completed to clear …

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WAYZATA, MINN - Backyard poultry owners want natural, wholesome feeds that help their birds thrive, keep their eggs strong and keep coops fresh. Cargill is delivering on this demand by adding essential oils to its Nutrena® Naturewise® poultry feeds. The natural* essential oils contribute to …

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Following an extensive search, Alltech Crop Science has filled its newly created CEO position. Andrew Thomas has been appointed to lead the global team and further cultivate the strategic growth of Alltech Crop Science.

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SALISBURY, Md. — Perdue Farms, through its Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, has awarded a $10,000 grant to Blue Ridge Area Food Bank to help fund its Good Food School Markets during the 2021-2022 school year. The donation is part of Perdue’s “Delivering Hope to Our Neighbors®” in…

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RIDGELAND, Miss. — Cal-Maine Foods has also announced that Jeff Hardin has been named senior vice president of sales. Scott Hull has been promoted to vice president of sales, assuming the position previously held by Hardin. Hardin will continue to report directly to Dolph Baker, chairman and…

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JACKSON, Miss. — Tyson Foods is investing $61 million in its Vicksburg, Miss., poultry plant as part of the company’s commitment to meet increasing demand for protein and deliver on its strategy of accelerating long-term growth of the Tyson retail brand, officials noted. The expansion will c…

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SALISBURY, Md. — Perdue Farms announced on Oct. 6 during its 6th Annual Animal Care Summit that the company is expanding the number of chickens it will raise on pasture, making it the only large-scale producer to guarantee that poultry products with a "pasture-raised" label have spent the ma…

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LAUREL, Miss. — Sanderson Farms Inc. has announced that it has increased pay rates for the company’s hourly employees as of Sept. 26. The decision marks the third consecutive year the company has given an across-the-board pay increase to hourly employees as part of their ongoing effort to re…

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LAUREL, Miss. — Sanderson Farms Inc. has released its 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report detailing the company’s commitment to social and environmental responsibility. In this report, the company was able to estimate the percentage of feed grains sourced from regions under high or extremel…

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OCEAN CITY, Md. — A two-day scientific conference for the U.S. chicken industry, the 56th National Meeting on Poultry Health, Processing and Live Production, wrapped up on Sept. 29 in Ocean City, Md., with 31 speakers delivering presentations on research, animal health, environmental practic…

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a comprehensive set of investments to address challenges facing America’s agricultural producers. The USDA is preparing $3 billion in investments that will support drought resilience and response, animal disease prevention, ma…

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The first mention of a crystal ball was by the Roman philosopher Pliny the Elder when he described how the Celtic Druids practiced divination. Since then, folklore has described the crystal ball as a powerful tool to peer into the future, to see mysteries associated with the past, or to see …

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 GREELEY, Colo. — Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. has announced that it has entered into a plea agreement with the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division in respect to its investigation into the sales of broiler chicken products in the United States.

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SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson Foods Inc. has donated more food during the past year than ever in its 85-year history, the company announced. More than 30 million pounds, or the equivalent of 120 million meals, were donated by the company during the last 12 months to fight hunger.