Poultry Industry News

Novus International Selects Calhoun County, Texas For Manufacturing Expansion

ST. LOUIS, MO – Novus International, Inc., a global leader in developing animal health and nutrition solutions, announced today the site selected for a new manufacturing facility proposed to be built in Calhoun County, Texas, USA. The proposed facility would be based on the INEOS Nitriles, LLC® site at Green Lake.

Tyson Family Adds $1 Million Gift During Dedication of Iconic Research Building

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Alongside Garland Avenue, on the highest point overlooking the Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center, the Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences promises to be the new standard for agricultural research and education in Arkansas.

USPOULTRY Releases White Paper on How the Poultry Industry Benefits Employees, Communities and Consumers

TUCKER, GA – The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has released a white paper, titled “Providing Protein, Enriching Lives,” that highlights the multiple ways the poultry industry benefits employees, communities and consumers. Protein is essential in our diets, and the poultry industry is doing more than just providing a meat product. The white paper features expertise and data used from members, economic studies and government reports.

Arkansas Food Banks Receive 120,000 Pound Turkey Donation from Cargill

SPRINGDALE, AR - This holiday season, Cargill is working with three Arkansas food banks to provide local families with their Thanksgiving turkey.

Boehringer Ingelheim Grows Its Veterinarian Staff

Gainesville, GA – Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce two new team members, Dr. Roy Jacob and Dr. Claudia Osorio. Both veterinarians have specialized experience in the field of poultry medicine. Their addition to the U.S. Poultry Veterinary Services team represents the company’s commitment to enhance their customer support.

Poultry Industry Continues to Improve Worker Safety Record

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 82 percent over the last 20 years and continues to decline according to the 2016 Injury and Illness Report recently released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

TPF Donates $50,000 to Missouri Ag Education on the Move

LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Poultry Federation (TPF) is proud to announce their new partnership with Missouri Agriculture Education on the Move™.

Farm Bill: More Ideas Than Money

WASHINGTON — Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) assured members at the National Chicken Council’s annual convention here that he’d look out for the industry’s interests in the 2018 farm bill negotiations, but he also cautioned there would be a lot less money to work with than legislators had when they drafted the 2014 bill.

USPOULTRY Offers Help On Air Emissions Reporting

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association said it has developed documents to assist poultry and egg producers in making a good faith estimate of air emissions for new federal reporting requirements on the release of hazardous substances from farm animal waste.

Tyson Foods Teams Up With University of Tulsa To Fight Hunger in Eastern Oklahoma

TULSA, OK., For the seventh consecutive year, Lift Up America, The University of Tulsa and Tyson Foods will donate more than 30,000 pounds of protein to more than 40 partner programs serviced through the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma as part of an effort to feed people in need and promote public awareness of hunger in America.

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