Poultry Industry News

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.

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.


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