Poultry Industry News

Governor Hutchinson Declares May Arkansas Egg Month

Governor Hutchinson has proclaimed May as Arkansas Egg Month, joining nationwide efforts to recognize the hard work of egg producers in meeting rigorous standards of quality and safety, and to remind consumers of the health benefits of eggs.  

Joyce Wood Promoted to Director of Business Operations

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Joyce Wood, of The Poultry Federation (TPF), has been promoted to director of business operations for TPF. In her new position, she will manage the day to day operations, annual events and all fundraising efforts for the Federation.

The Poultry Federation Welcomes Lauren Sanders As Marketing Coordinator

LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Poultry Federation (TPF) is pleased to welcome Lauren Sanders as Marketing Coordinator for TPF. Lauren will be responsible for assisting with all marketing efforts at TPF.

Safe Foods Corporation Announces Expansion, Adds 35 Jobs

Safe Foods Corporation announced expansion plans today, including a $15M North Little Rock – Safe Foods Corporation announced expansion plans, including a $15M investment in a new North Little Rock facility and an additional 35 jobs.

Poultry Symposium for Production & Processing Sets Records for TPF

The Poultry Federation (TPF) held their annual Poultry Symposium for Production and Processing in Rogers, Arkansas at the Embassy Suites of Northwest Arkansas John Q Hammons Center on April 17-18.

Tyson Foods Recognizes Suppliers of the Year

SPRINGDALE, AR. - Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) has announced seven companies as winners in its thirteenth annual “Supplier of the Year” awards program. 

Poultry Testing Schools to be Offered April-May

STATEWIDE, ARK. – The National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) Division will host annual Pullorum – Typhoid (PT) testing schools for commercial poultry producers and individual members of the public in April and May. 

Tyson Targets 2 million Acres for Land Stewardship

SPRINGDALE, Ark. – As part of Tyson Foods’ recently announced goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 30 percent by 2030, the company has committed to support improved environmental practices on 2 million acres of corn by the end of 2020.

USDA Ok To Ditch Organic Animal Welfare Rule: GAO

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) complied with rulemaking procedures while scrapping a rule that would have established animal welfare standards for organic livestock, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has ruled.

Tyson Foods Receives Clean Water Award from USPOULTRY

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has released a second video in a series on companies with exemplary performance at water reclamation facilities, spotlighting Tyson Foods’ Russellville, Ark., operation.

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