Poultry Industry News

ARMI Wins Diversity in the Workplace Award

ARMI, the Northwest Arkansas-based industrial company, announced they have received the Arkansas Money & Politics 2nd Annual Diversity in the Workplace award for the mid-sized employer category.

PETRONAS Chemicals Group Completes Acquisition of Perstorp

Perstorp announced that it has been acquired by PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), Malaysia's leading integrated chemicals provider and part of PETRONAS Group, on October 11, 2022.

Cobb Donates Over 24,000 Pounds of Protein to Help Local Communities

Cobb-Vantress donated over 24,000 pounds of protein to the Manna Center in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, as part of its commitment to supporting hunger relief and the local community. The donation included chicken, along with turkey and salami products. The Manna Center provides food and clothing assistance to those in need, and this donation is equivalent to more than 40,000 meals for people in Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma.

Crow Group Awarded $35 Million Project for Lake Ouachita Water Treatment Plant

Crow Group, Inc. of Morrilton, AR was recently awarded a contract for the construction of a new greenfield water treatment plant capable of producing 15 million gallons (about 56,781,150 L) of water per day (MGD) by the City of Hot Springs Board of Directors. The project will consist of the construction of a 27,000-sf water treatment train along with a 5,500-sf administration and laboratory building.

Cal-Maine Foods Names Sherman Miller New CEO

Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. named Sherman L. Miller as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on September 30, 2022, effective immediately.

University of Arkansas Poultry Science Department Raises More Than $18,000 for Scholarships

In August, the Department of Poultry Science hosted its annual scholarship golf tournament, which raised over $18,000 for the department's scholarship fund.

Evonik, BASF Partner on Digital Sustainability Platform

Evonik and BASF have entered into an agreement granting Evonik certain non-exclusive licensing rights to Opteinics – BASF’s digital solution to increase understanding and reduce the environmental footprint of the feed and animal protein industries.

Industry-Changing Innovators and Technology Experts to Present at Poultry Tech Summit

Poultry Tech Summit, the essential global event for collaborating on next-generation technologies, features an agenda packed with groundbreaking innovation and insightful presentations, plus deep dialogue on new prospective industry solutions. Featuring speakers and panelists from AGRITX, Agrimesh Technologies, Exceldor, University of Georgia and more.

Wayne-Sanderson Farms Rebranding Focused on Shared Values, Future Goals of New Poultry Company

Wayne-Sanderson Farms has unveiled a new brand identity and logo following the recent merger of the two industry leaders. The company’s new identifying mark was designed to resonate the shared values and business objectives of what is now the third-largest poultry producer in the nation.

Poultry Science Department Head Honored as Fellow of the Poultry Science Association

Straight out of high school, David Caldwell didn't envision a career in poultry science, yet he has been honored by the Poultry Science Association as a Fellow for his contributions to the field of poultry science and service to the organization.


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