Poultry Industry News

Simmons Foods CEO: How to Balance Growth, Values, Strategy

It is vital to evaluate a company’s resources and capabilities when planning operations, according to CEO Todd Simmons.

Cumberland Introduces Scout Robot To Promote Poultry Health and Performance

Cumberland, AGCO’s poultry production equipment brand, is introducing Scout, the world’s first ceiling-suspended robot system to continuously monitor broiler chickens and their poultry house environments to increase animal welfare as well as farm productivity.

National Chicken Council Releases its Most Comprehensive Guidelines to Date for Well-Being of Broiler Chickens

Consumers want to be sure that all animals being raised for food are treated with respect and are properly cared for during their lives. The people and companies involved in raising chickens for food share the public’s concern. 

Diverse Five Joining Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame

Leadership and service that brought distinction to the state’s largest business is the hallmark of five new inductees into the Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame.

Aviagen Promotes “Breeding for Welfare and Sustainability” at IPPE 2023

The Aviagen® global team looks forward to welcoming customers and visitors from around the world to booth #B4239 at the 2023 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE), taking place Jan. 24-26 in Atlanta.

Wes Ward To Be Reappointed as Secretary of Agriculture

Arkansas Governor-Elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced her intention to reappoint Wes Ward as Secretary of Agriculture for the State of Arkansas.

U of A Poultry Judging Team Takes Second at National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest

The U of A poultry judging team recently competed in the 56th National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest and placed second overall in the team category.

Walmart Sells Former Call Center in Springdale to Tyson Foods for $19.3 Million

Tyson Foods has acquired a significant Springdale real estate asset from Walmart Inc.

Tennessee Tech’s “Aviagen Poultry Science Laboratory” Provides Hands-On Experience to Future Poultry Professionals

New educational research facility represents Tennessee Tech/Aviagen’s shared commitment to the future of the poultry industry.

Peco Foods Makes $80,000 Investment in Arkansas State College of Agriculture

Peco Foods has donated $80,000 to the Arkansas State University College of Agriculture. The funds will be used to remodel a barn and transform the existing structure into a modern broiler house.

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