Poultry Industry News

Recent Promotions Announced at First Financial Bank

First Financial Bank has announced the promotions of Matt Garrett, Bryan McDuffie, Scott McKennon and Adam Tinsley in their Arkansas poultry loan production offices. 

As Prices Ease, Americans Projected to Eat 1.45 Billion Chicken Wings for Super Bowl LVII

While typically its barbecue in Kansas City and cheesesteaks in Philly, when it comes to the Super Bowl, the wing is still king.

Tyson Foods Names Wes Morris Group President of Poultry

Wes Morris has been named president of Tyson Foods’ poultry business, effective January 27.

Alltech Names Strategic Poultry Advisor

Alltech is pleased to announce that Dr. Roy Brister has joined the team as a Strategic Poultry Advisor. 

Natural Biologics' New Product Featured as Top Product Release of the 2023 International Production & Processing Expo

Natural Biologics and Aleris International debuted Provillus to the U.S. Poultry and Swine industries at an exclusive launch event held during the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, GA.

University of Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station Researchers Receive $1 Million Poultry Processing Robotics Grant

The COVID-19 pandemic strained many poultry processing plants as employees became ill. With the help of a $1 million grant, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station researchers will soon begin designing robotics to help alleviate that potential strain.

Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Named Vice President of The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) is pleased to announce the election of Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Secretary Blayne Arthur as Vice President of the organization by the NASDA Board of Directors. As Vice President, Arthur will help direct the organization to meet its mission of enhancing American food and agricultural communities through policy, partnerships and public engagement.

Cal-Maine Foods Announces Partnership With Energy Services Provider, Entegrity, to Install Solar Array at Arkansas Facility

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc., the largest producer and distributor of fresh shell eggs in the United States, today announced a partnership with Entegrity Energy Partners (“Entegrity”), an energy services, sustainability, and solar development provider.

Perstorp Group Announces New CEO as Jan Secher Steps Down

Effective March 1st, Ib Jensen takes over from Jan Secher as Chief Executive Officer of Perstorp Group, a leading specialty chemicals company headquartered in Malmö, Sweden and since 2022 part of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG). Ib Jensen is a highly respected senior industry executive with a long career as CFO and extensive experience from M&A and integration of acquired companies, something that will be required in the next phase for Perstorp.

Peco Foods Names Newest Addition to Leadership Team

Peco Foods, one of the nation’s largest poultry companies, welcomes new Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing – Commodity, Kevin Phillips, to its leadership team.

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