BENTON COUNTY, AR — Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc. announced it will build a new chicken facility in Benton County between Decatur and Gentry.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – On July 17, Aviagen® welcomed Sallie Starks as its new Vice President of Finance. Starks is an accomplished financial and strategic leader with a proven track record of strengthening the financial sustainability and effectiveness of businesses. Reporting directly to Kevin McDaniel, president of Aviagen North America, Starks is based at the corporate headquarters in Huntsville, Ala.
WASHINGTON, DC – The National Chicken Council (NCC), the United States’ oldest and largest national association representing the U.S. broiler chicken industry (chickens raised for meat), today rolled out a set of industry-wide standards for broiler chicken welfare – the “Chicken Guarantees.”
Tonganoxie, Kansas – In response to strong consumer demand for chicken, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) today announced plans to build a $320 million poultry complex in eastern Kansas.
August 30, 2017 — SPRINGDALE, Ark. — In response to historic flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Tyson Foods will send teams to prepare meals for those affected by and responding to the disaster.
Butterball has created and implemented new programs that reduced its OSHA Recordable Injury Rate by 87 percent, earning it recognition by National Underwriter Magazine as a winner for its Excellence in Workers’ Comp Risk Management Award. To maintain the caliber of safety that led to this accolade, Butterball has prioritized achieving certification in the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).
After the conclusion of his address to attendees of the Oklahoma Conservation Summit this past week, Bill Buckner, president and chief executive officer of the Noble Research Institute, spoke with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays about the Institute’s new formal cooperative relationship that has been established with the other stakeholders of Oklahoma’s conservation community as described in a Memorandum of Understanding that the state’s conservation partners signed just recently.
Millennials believe they are self-experts, explained Richard Kottmeyer, senior managing partner with Farm to Fork Advisory Services, at the 2017 Chicken Marketing Summit in Asheville, North Carolina, USA on July 17. This makes marketing products from the poultry industry to them a challenge. Consumer research based around millennials can be summed up in five points.
August 15, 2017 DESTIN, Fla. – At the 2017 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Fla., 147 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council. The companies were honored in recognition of their outstanding performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programs.
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