Poultry Industry News

USDA Chief Economist Discusses Challenges, Opportunities for US Farmers, Producers

WASHINGTON – Robert Johansson, chief economist for the US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA), gave a snapshot perspective of the 2018 US agricultural economy and foreign trade outlook, during the USDA’s 94th annual Agricultural Outlook Forum, in Arlington, Virginia.

Jones Hamilton Names Two New Territory Managers

WALBRIDGE, OH—The Jones-Hamilton Company recently added Territory Managers Juan Suarez and Anton Ward to the Agricultural Division, responsible for the sale and service of industry leading litter amendment, PLT®, and water acidifier, LS-PWT2.

Poultry Groups Praise Significant Breakthrough Restoring CERCLA Exemptions

WASHINGTON, DC. – The National Turkey Federation, National Chicken Council, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, and United Egg Producers praised a breakthrough bi-partisan bill introduced today by 19 senators to correct a pending federal court requirement that nearly a quarter of a million farmers

Aviagen Looks Forward to IPPE 2018, Earns Longstanding Exhibitor Accolades

HUNTSVILLE, AL. – This year the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE), hosted by the US Poultry and Egg Association (USPEA) in Atlanta, will signal a special occasion for Aviagen®.

Avian Pathologists Launch New Book to Help Identify Diseases

A new book published this week by the American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) aims to offer assistance to anyone involved in the diagnosis of avian diseases,

FPEC Hires Scott Davis as Director of Sales

SPRINGDALE, AR - FPEC Corporation, a leading equipment manufacturer for the Poultry, Beef, Pork and processed foods industries, is pleased to announce the recent addition of Scott Davis as Director of Sales.

USPOULTRY Develops Video Tutorial to Assist Poultry & Egg Producers

TUCKER, GA. -  In preparation for the Jan. 22 expiration of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia’s stay of the requirement to submit emission reports to the National Response Commission (NRC), the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has developed a tutorial video

Wayne Farms launches $105 million Alabama expansion, creating 400 jobs

ENTERPRISE, AL – Wayne Farms LLC today marked the official start of a major expansion project at its Enterprise Fresh Processing Facility that will significantly increase production and add 400 new jobs. 

Southern Arkansas University Lays Plans to Revive Poultry Studies Program

Poultry production is a $3 billion industry in the state, and Southern Arkansas University is hatching a plan to get back into it.

44 Million ‘Respectable’ Birds on the Menu This Thanksgiving

If one of America’s founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin, had his way in the late 1700s, the turkey would have been the US national bird instead of the bald eagle — a majestic but imposing raptor that Franklin thought had a “bad moral character.” The turkey, he insisted in a letter to his daughter, was a “much more respectable bird” to represent the country.

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