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Help us celebrate chicken on Instagram

Instagram handle encourages everyone from foodies to stakeholders to celebrate chicken as world poultry demand continues to rise
The appeal of chicken — a lean, nutritious and economical source of protein — stretches far and wide, throughout the cuisines of cultures around the world.
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Facing chicken supply chain challenges, opportunities

Decision-makers from leading chicken supply chain companies will discuss challenges and opportunities — and how to succeed, grow and be profitable — during a panel at the 2019 Chicken Marketing Summit.
Consumers have more choices for when, where and how they buy chicken than ever before. 
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Survey offers insight into consumers’ protein purchases

Annual consumption survey presented at Chicken Marketing Summit offers insights into consumer purchasing trends and challenges, including alternative proteins.
Annual consumption survey presented at Chicken Marketing Summit offers insights into consumer purchasing trends and challenges, including alternative proteins.
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How much will African swine fever impact poultry trade?

A global strategist with Rabobank will present at the 2019 Chicken Marketing Summit the latest data and economic outlook on how African swine fever will impact the global poultry meat trade.
A global strategist with Rabobank will present at the 2019 Chicken Marketing Summit the latest data and economic outlook on how African swine fever will impact the global poultry meat trade.
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9 biosecurity tips for pastured poultry flocks

Learn proactive steps to increase biosecurity on the farm by planning ahead of the chicks' arrival and through day-to-day management.
Biosecurity plans and practices revolve around the idea of prevention rather than treatment, and reducing opportunities for contamination on a poultry farm.
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'Big organic' growth has agriculture at crossroads

As large-scale agriculture and big business move into organic food production, organic farmers and producers contemplate their next move.
Organic agriculture is at a crossroads with an important decision to make. What began as a grassroots movement is now a multi-billion-dollar — and expanding — industry that has caught the attention of the biggest players in the food industry.
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Climate change trends that will affect Midwestern farms

A senior climatologist outlines what to expect for climate change in the Midwest and how potential scenarios could impact farms.
Kenny Blumenfeld outlined climate changes currently impacting agriculture and what Midwestern farmers, particularly in the Corn Belt, should expect during upcoming growing seasons.
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How farming with permaculture can mitigate climate change

Experimenting with permaculture techniques can improve efficacy and sustain limited farm resources, protecting the environment.
Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems.
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Organic farming movement shaping agriculture's future

Reduced tillage, cover crops and widespread interest in soil health all have roots in the organic farming community.
The organic farming movement has lead innovation in sustainable agriculture for 30 years, said John Mesko, executive director of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES), whose career has covered all facets of agriculture.
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