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Singers wanted for the Foster Farms Bowl "Oh Say, Can You Sing?" contest

Contest open to Bay Area and Central Valley youth; Winner will sing the national anthem at the Foster Farms Bowl at Levi's Stadium on December 27
For the third consecutive year, the Foster Farms Bowl is hosting the "Oh Say, Can You Sing?" contest to find talented local youth to perform the national anthem at the Foster Farms Bowl on December 27 at Levi's Stadium in front of thousands of college football fans.
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3 Kansas sites considered for Tyson poultry complex

Kansas Department of Agriculture had inquiries from as many as 40 interested communities
Three Kansas communities have been identified as possible sites for a new Tyson Foods broiler complex that was originally planned for the Leavenworth County community of Tonganoxie, in the northeastern part of the state.
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Building of new Cargill protein headquarters begins

Construction of new facility in Wichita, Kansas, expected to be completed in October 2018
Construction of the new headquarters for Cargill’s North America protein business in Wichita, Kansas, has begun. The completion of construction of the 190,000-square-foot office building is slated for October 2018.
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Alliance celebrates successful year of bridging the gap between farm and fork

Annual report for May 2016 – April 2017 released
The Animal Agriculture Alliance recently released its annual report for fiscal year 2017 (May 2016 – April 2017), which includes highlights in the organization’s work to connect food industry stakeholders, engage key influencers and protect the future of animal agriculture.
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