Poultry Industry News

Seven Peco Foods Facilities Recognized for Outstanding Team Member Safety by Joint Poultry Industry Safety & Health Council

Peco Foods, one of the nation’s largest poultry companies, had seven facilities recognized for their outstanding safety performance during the annual U.S. Poultry & Egg safety conference. The facilities that received an award included the Gordo, Alabama, Feed Mill; Sebastopol, Mississippi, Hatchery; Batesville, Arkansas, Processing Plant; Canton (Fulton St.), Mississippi, Processing Plant; Pocahontas, Arkansas, Processing Plant; Sebastopol, Mississippi, Processing Plant; and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Processing Plant.

ARMI Announces Launch of New Website

ARMI, the Northwest Arkansas based industrial company, is thrilled to announce the launch of their newly designed website, which can be found at www.armicontractors.com.

Wayne-Sanderson Farms Receives 14 Safety Awards

 Wayne-Sanderson Farms garnered 14 separate safety awards at this year’s National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry, proving once again that the company’s Zero Accident Culture approach to employee safety and health reduces lost time accidents and injuries.

Cobb Announces New Leadership Team Appointments

Cobb-Vantress, a leading global poultry genetics company, announces four new leaders have joined the Cobb leadership team to help propel its strategic plans forward.

“The appointment of these four key leadership positions brings a new breadth and depth to Cobb that will help drive our company as we elevate our focus on delivering the best customer experience, while being hyper-focused on genetic progress through innovation and technology,” said Joyce J. Lee, President of Cobb.

Consumers Rely on Chicken Even as Inflation Affects Prices

While consumers average rating for their current financial situation is in the middle between “poor” and “excellent,” 87 percent are buying more or the same amount of fresh chicken now compared to six months ago, according to research presented today at the 2022 Chicken Marketing Summit.

Steve Ewing Joins Poultry Guard

Poultry Guard recently hired Steve Ewing as Territory Sales Representative. Steve will be providing product and customer support to many of the central and western states.

The Poultry Federation Hosts 62nd Annual Poultry Festival

The Poultry Federation (TPF), a multi-state trade organization representing the poultry and egg industry in Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma, hosted their 62nd Annual Poultry Festival. The event took place in Rogers, Arkansas, at the Embassy Suites and Rogers Convention Center June 10-11, 2022.

The Poultry Federation mourns loss of valued member, Chip Blocker

On July 17, 2022, The Poultry Federation suffered a terrible loss. Allied member, Chip Blocker, Account Manager for Eastman, passed away.

Wayne Farms Markets Corporate Responsibility, Worker Morale

In 2021, Wayne Farms launched the Amazing Starts with Me (ASWM) campaign to unite its employees. The program was so successful, it was incorporated into the company’s Corporate Responsibility Report.

Arkansas FFA Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Newly-Renovated Marion D. Fletcher Leadership Center

Arkansas Future Farmers of America, an organization dedicated to developing student potential through agricultural education, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Marion D. Fletcher Leadership Center on Wednesday, July 13. Arkansas FFA renovated the space located at Camp Couchdale in Hot Springs, Arkansas, home to Arkansas FFA since the late 1920s.


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