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Iowa State opens new poultry teaching and research farm

The new Robert T. Hamilton Poultry Teaching and Research Farm cost nearly $7 million and was made possible solely through private funding.
The new Robert T. Hamilton Poultry Teaching and Research Farm includes dedicated spaces for teaching and research and a welcome area where visitors can see firsthand examples of Iowa egg production systems and learn about Iowa egg production.
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Midwest Poultry Federation Convention canceled

Event might be rescheduled for this summer
The Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Board of Directors has made the decision that the MPF Convention will not be held during March 17-19, citing concerns related to COVID-19. The MPF board will explore potential options for postponing this show to dates later this summer.
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Rembrandt Foods meeting cage-free market demand

The company believes conventional egg farming is more sustainable and costs less, but values animal welfare and will put the needs of the company's birds and customers first.
Rembrandt Foods is meeting cage-free market demand for its customers, but it still believes in a more sustainable conventional egg.
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Tornado’s toll on Tennessee poultry industry limited

Only damage reported by Tennessee Poultry Association occurred at Tennessee State University
My heart goes out to people who experienced losses when an EF-4 tornado touched down in the early morning hours of March 3. But as is the case with all tragic events, there are also things for which we can be thankful.
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Hain, USDA settle in poultry grower underpayment suit

Former Hain Pure Protein parent company neither confirms nor denies it underpaid its contract farmers by nearly $537,000
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) entered into a stipulation agreement with Hain Celestial for the company’s alleged violations of Section 410 of the Packers and Stockyards (P&S) Act.
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