Wheat streak mosaic virus (WSMV) has hit the wheat crop in western Kansas. The virus is spread by the wheat curl mite and causes stunted growth and streaks of yellowed, non-uniform discoloration, and has been known to cause 100 percent crop mortality.
As woody breast syndrome is a common concern among those in the broiler industry, Joe F. Sanderson, Jr., CEO of Sanderson Farms, says his company is working diligently to prevent the problem in its chickens.
President of organic meat and poultry company urges others to submit comments of disapproval
May 19, 2017
The president of Applegate, a natural and organic prepared meats company, has criticized the USDA for pushing back the effective date of a new, final rule establishing stricter animal welfare standards for organic livestock and poultry.
Facility in Decatur, Alabama, will be the center of research, development and product testing for Wayne Farms
May 18, 2017
Wayne Farms has broken ground on its future Customer Innovation Center, which is being constructed adjacent to the Wayne Farms Prepared Foods Complex in Decatur, Alabama. The new facility will be the center of research, development and product testing for the company.