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Poultry Industry News: United States

22 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States New Sensors Could Enable More Affordable Detection of Pollution, Diseases
US - When it comes to testing for cancer, environmental pollution and food contaminants, traditional sensors can help. The challenges are that they often are bulky, expensive, non-intuitive and complicated....
Poultry Industry News from United States Urban Ag Only Provides Small Environmental Benefits in Northeastern US
US - "Buy local" sounds like a great environmental slogan, epitomized for city dwellers by urban agriculture. But when it comes to growing fruits and vegetables in vacant lots and on rooftops in cities, is the practice really better for the planet than...
21 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States USPOULTRY’s Women’s Leadership Conference: Developing Professional Potential, Leadership Skills
US - Women from across the poultry industry will convene for USPOULTRY’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference to be held 17-18 August at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida....
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Foods Announces Investment to Expand Macon GA Distribution Center
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. is investing $59 million to expand its distribution center in Macon, a move that will add jobs, improve efficiency and support the company’s plans for growth....
Poultry Industry News from United States German broiler grower wins Cobb Champion award
The Janzen family in Germany is the first winner of the 2016 Cobb Champion Awards, introduced last year to recognise annual world-class performance at breeder, broiler and hatchery level in Europe, the Middle East and Africa....
19 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Cooked Chicken from China: Free Trade a Two-way Street, Says NCC
US - As a result of an authorised deal where the US can now export beef to China, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that it will allow imports of frozen, fully cooked and refrigerated chicken to the United States from Chinese poultry...
Poultry Industry News from United States AFB Urges Congress to Exercise Caution Against Cuba
US - American farmers are likely to soon have a new market for agricultural products, owing to the White House’s decision to begin normalising relationships with Cuba....
16 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Tyson Foods Voluntarily Recalls Foodservice Chicken Products
US - Tyson Foods, Inc. has executed a voluntary recall of 82,760 cases of chicken products after being notified by a supplier that ingredients supplied to Tyson Foods may contain undeclared milk, a known allergen....
Poultry Industry News from United States Poultry Conference to Review Challenges, Best Practices for Professionals
US - – The 2017 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry is scheduled for 14-16 August at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Florida....
Poultry Industry News from United States Demand for Organic Produce Surges, Widening US Supply Gap
US - Produce processors and retailers are finding it increasingly difficult to secure sufficient supplies of organic produce, as domestic demand continues to rise at a pace that exceeds production, according to a new report from CoBank....
Poultry Industry News from United States ADM enters speciality feed ingredient collaboration with Anco
Archer Daniels Midlands Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Austria-based Anco Animal Nutrition Competence GmbH to provide Anco’s line of specialty feed ingredients to ADM Animal Nutrition customers....
15 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Chicken Council Asks for Suspension of USDA Organic Rule
US - USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) delayed implementing the final rule for organic livestock and poultry welfare standards from 19 May to 14 November 2017, citing a federal freeze on new regulations until the administration conducts further...
14 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States NAFTA a Boon for US Poultry Exports, Say Top Poultry Groups
US - In a recent letter to the current administration, the North American Agriculture and Trade Coalition referred to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a "bonanza for American Agriculture."...
Poultry Industry News from United States Livestock Producers Support Nomination of Bodine to Key EPA Enforcement Post
US - On Monday (12 June), the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council sent a letter to US Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Thomas Carper (D-Del.) urging them to support the nomination of Susan Bodine to be the Environmental...
13 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Chris Dyer to lead Cobb sales in the United States
With more than 30 years’ experience in the poultry industry, Chris Dyer has joined the Cobb-Vantress, Inc. North American Sales team as Director of US Sales....
Poultry Industry News from United States Sanderson Farms vet drawing new battle lines against ILT
Sanderson Farms growers have been asked to stop driving their farm trucks off the farm to help prevent outbreaks of infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT), according to Phil Stayer, DVM, head veterinarian for the company....
12 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Ag Groups Seek Common Sense Application of Emissions Reporting Requirements
US - The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) are seeking a rehearing following a recent ruling issued by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit....
Poultry Industry News from United States Infectious bronchitis: Understanding the varying clinical picture
Avian infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is a highly contagious coronavirus found in chickens worldwide that costs the US poultry industry millions of dollars annually. Although it’s largely a respiratory disease, some strains of the virus can also cause...
09 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States CME: April a Big Export Month for US Livestock, Poultry Producers
US - In our discussion on Monday we gave an overview of the export picture, showing robust growth in beef and pork sales, reports Steiner Consulting Group, DLR Division, Inc....
Poultry Industry News from United States Nutriad applying weather forecasts to predict mycotoxin challenge
Using a compilation of data from past weather patterns, combined with regional mycotoxin levels of past six years, multinational feed additives producer Nutriad has created a model to generating predictive information on future mycotoxin challenges, that...
06 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Aldo Rossi to Head Cobb Research and Development
Dr Aldo Rossi, who has 25 years of poultry experience including 17 years with Cobb-Vantress, Inc., has been appointed vice president of research and development for the company....
05 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States Effects on Food Safety Performance in Chicken Slaughter Establishments
US - The assured safety of chicken and other food products is of vital concern for Americans, especially the elderly, children, people with suppressed immune systems, and others vulnerable to foodborne illness. ...
Poultry Industry News from United States ‘Energetic Participation' at Cobb World Technical School
The two-week event based at the Cobb global headquarters at Siloam Springs, Arkansas, provided the opportunity to learn about the latest developments of chicken breeding from grandparent stock production to processing optimization along with current aspects...
Poultry Industry News from United States Merck Animal Health Calls For World Rabies Day Awards Submissions
For the second consecutive year, Merck Animal Health (known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada) will be recognizing individuals and organizations who work to prevent rabies in their communities through the World Rabies Day Awards....
02 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from United States ABF: ‘It’s not for everybody’
In a recent article in Poultry Health Today magazine, Miller Poultry’s live-production manager, Stephen Shepard, oozes enthusiasm for antibiotic-free (ABF) production.And who can blame him?...
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