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Noble Foods’ Graham Atkinson describes sustainability as “the most used word in the agriculture dictionary in recent years,” yet the word’s exact definition means different things to different people and different businesses.
Organizations seek to strengthen relationship and support continued growth in the egg and poultry industries
April 19, 2021
The International Egg Commission (IEC) and International Poultry Council (IPC) have signed a renewed memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen their longstanding relationship and support continued growth in the egg and poultry industries.
Brett Ramirez, agricultural engineering and animal science professor at Iowa State University spoke with Egg Industry Insight Managing Editor Deven King about efficiently drying manure in layer houses to ensure air quality.
California’s Proposition 12 law is supposed to become effective on January 1, 2022, but the implementation of that law might be postponed, said Steve Meyer, economist with Partners for Production Agriculture.
Exploratory pecking and foraging may be natural behaviors in chickens, by when those natural behaviors are redirected toward flock-mates -- specifically by way of feather pecking -- there can be a “cascade of consequences” for egg producers.