Dec 04

WICHITA, Kan. – Out with the old and in with the new. In 2016, Minneapolis-based Cargill made the decision to keep its Protein headquarters in Wichita, Kansas. It was at that time that they started production on the site of the former Wichita Eagle newspaper building at 825 E. Douglas in downtown Wichita. Two-plus years later, the $70 million project is complete, and Cargill is proudly showing off its new digs.

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Dec 03

WASHINGTON – The US Dept. of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS) relaunched a campaign in November called “Defend the Flock.” The outreach program is focused on preventing the spread of avian influenza and other infectious poultry diseases in both commercial and backyard poultry.

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Nov 30

When retrofitting high-rise layer houses to aviary systems and erecting new cage-free housing for pullets and hens, ventilation plays a major role in optimizing performance and minimizing cost.  Sustainability is an important consideration for producers, especially now that customers are imposing more rigorous standards on the conservation of resources including, water, electrical power and avoiding waste.

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Nov 28

WASHINGTON – During the National Chicken Council annual conference on Oct. 31, Mark Kaminsky, the chief operating officer at Koch Foods, took the position of NCC chairman for 2018-19.

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Nov 16

This holiday season, Cargill is working with three Arkansas food banks to provide local families with their Thanksgiving turkey. The donation of 120,000 pounds of whole Honeysuckle White® turkeys will nourish more than 120,000 people and will be distributed to families by the River Valley Regional Food Bank, Arkansas Food Bank and Northwest Arkansas Food Bank.

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Nov 14

There’s the point of sale, and now there’s the touchpoint of sale. Thanks to a convergence of trends and technology, fresh poultry brands are using what was once a commodity package as a way to not only attract but engage consumers at the retail case and beyond, in their home kitchens.

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