Poultry Industry News

Vincit Group to Donate Crawfish Cooker to 58th Annual Poultry Festival

May 22, 2017, Little Rock, AR - TPF Allied Industries member, The Vincit Group, has donated a crawfish cooker for the 58th Annual Poultry Festival raffle drawing.

Wiese to Donate Yamaha Cart 4x2 to 58th Annual Poultry Festival

May 22, 2017, Little Rock, AR - Wiese USA, has donated a Yamaha Cart 4 x 2 to the upcoming 58th Annual Poultry Festival raffle drawing.

Wayne Farms Breaks Ground on $4.5M Innovation Center

OAKWOOD, Ga. – A groundbreaking ceremony was held May 18 to commemorate the beginning of construction on Wayne Farms’ new, $4.5 million Customer Innovation Center adjacent to the company’s prepared foods facility in Decatur, Alabama. Officials from Wayne Farms, a subsidiary of Continental Grain Co., were joined by local and state dignitaries at the construction site of the 15,000-sq.-ft. facility.

CAT Squared Announces New Partnership with UniSoma and AIMMS

CAT Squared is proud to announce a new partnership with AIMMS, an award-winning vendor of Prescriptive Analytics software, and UniSoma, a leading provider of Advanced Planning solutions. The partnership will enable AIMMS, UniSoma and CAT Squared to provision prescriptive analytics applications for food processing and production companies.

Select Genetics Forms Hatchery Support Team

May 16, 2017 - Select Genetics is pleased to announce that Doug High and Dr. Michelle Behl will work together as the Hatchery Support Team. John Sims, Aviagen Hatchery Specialist, will guide the team which will work with the company’s seven hatcheries to consistently provide quality poults to customers and to optimize hatch results.

TPF Signs Letter of Support

TPF signed on to a letter of support from the National Turkey Federation that included 65 major animal agriculture groups, animal science organizations and veterinarians. The group supports the creation of the Animal Disease and Disaster Prevention Program in the 2018 Farm.

Church & Dwight Acquires Agro BioSciences

PRINCETON, N.J. (May 4, 2017)—Church & Dwight Co., Inc., the parent company of Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition, is pleased to announce today it has acquired Agro BioSciencesTM, Inc. of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. Agro BioSciences is a leading microbial biotechnology company with an innovative platform to provide novel, science-based products for animal and agricultural production. Using proprietary techniques and functional genomics, Agro BioSciences identifies the distinct and beneficial bacteria within the Microbial TerroirTM to improve animal and agricultural productivity.

BioSafe Systems Welcomes Dean Allen to the Meat, Poultry & Seafood Team as Regional Sales Manager

BioSafe Systems is proud to welcome Dean Allen to the Meat, Poultry and Seafood Team as Regional Sales Manager based in Shreveport, LA. Dean will be charged with increasing the market share and sales of BioSafe's microbial intervention products, animal health sanitation products and food safety solutions.

Tyson Foods Commits to New, Sustainable Approach to a Better Workplace

Springdale, Ark. – April 26, 2017 – As part of Tyson Foods’ (NYSE: TSN) focus on sustainable food production at scale, the company has committed to expanded efforts to create a better workplace at its production facilities.

The Poultry Federation Gives Scholarship Dollars to over 30 Students in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma

Little Rock, AR –The Poultry Federation will give $131,000 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year to 38 graduate and undergraduate students majoring in poultry related studies at Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma universities.


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