Simmons has opened a new Hiring Center in Siloam Springs to streamline services for job seekers and assist in expanding the company’s workforce.
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.
Terrence O’Keefe, WATT’s content director, provides his perspective on everything from animal agriculture trends that impact our food chain to food-safety related issues affecting chicken and egg production.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The incidence of occupational injuries and illnesses within the poultry sector’s slaughter and processing workforce has fallen by 83 percent over the last 20 years and continues to decline according to the 2017 Injury and Illness Report recently released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
OAKWOOD, Ga. – Sam’s Club stores in 19 states are making room in their meat departments for a new, fully cooked premium chicken product from Wayne Farms. The Naked Truth Premium Chicken brand’s Flame Grilled Chicken Breasts are cooked using sous vide technology and sourced from producers in southeast Alabama that are certified by the Global Animal Partnership (GAP).
Coweta FFA members Taylor Goeppinger, Madison Goeppinger, Alyssa Dunfield and James Waller were in Indianapolis, Ind., last week to compete for national honors in poultry evaluation at the 91st National FFA Convention and Expo.
During the 91st annual National FFA Convention over 69,944 FFA members from across the nation came together to be inspired and to celebrate their accomplishments within their communities and state. Missouri was a shining star during the Convention. Chapters from across the state received numerous accolades and awards for their outstanding work within the state of Missouri.
LEXINGTON, Ky. – A picture is worth a thousand words — to tell a story, share a moment or bring back a memory. As the urban population increases, it has become even more important to “agvocate,” sharing stories and pictures of the agricultural life.
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