Tyson Opens Tennessee Poultry Plant – DTN Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
Despite all the hubbub around plant-based proteins, traditional protein companies continue to expand. The latest is Tyson Foods, which on Thursday officially opened a new $425 million poultry complex in […]

Texas: Ag Losses from Arctic Storm Exceed $600Mln Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
Winter Storm Uri, which blasted through the entire state of Texas, caused at least $600 million in agricultural losses, according to preliminary data from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural economists. […]

Louisiana: Assessing Freeze Damage to Crops, Livestock, Crawfish Mar 3, 2021

🕔Mar 3, 2021
The LSU AgCenter is surveying agricultural producers to estimate damage totals resulting from last month’s freezing weather. The recent freezing weather came just as farmers were getting back on their […]

Pilgrim’s Pride Reaches Settlement in Antitrust Case – DTN Jan 13, 2021

🕔Jan 13, 2021
Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. has reached a $75 million settlement with a number of plaintiffs in an ongoing antitrust class-action lawsuit filed in 2016. The company made the announcement in a […]

Mississippi: Ag Industry Posted 2020 Estimated Value of $7.35B Dec 17, 2020

🕔Dec 17, 2020
Mississippi farmers generated an estimated agricultural value of $7.35 billion in 2020, a 5% increase from 2019 saw soybeans top forestry for the No. 2 spot behind poultry. The predicted […]

Brazilian Meat Packer With Significant U.S. Holdings Enters Pleas In Bribery Cases – DTN Oct 16, 2020

🕔Oct 16, 2020
It’s been a busy day in federal courts for JBS SA, its Brazilian owners and its poultry subsidiary, Pilgrim’s Pride, as the meatpacking conglomerate was ordered to pay a combined […]

Ag Trade: USDA Forecasts U.S. Exports Up $5.5 Billion for 2021 Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
On Wednesday, the USDA released its Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade, a quarterly report from the Department’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and Economic Research Service (ERS).  Today’s update includes highlights from […]

Farming: Young, Black and Getting His ‘Ducks in a Row’ – DTN Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
Like a lot of children growing up in a small Nebraska town, Zemua Baptista remembers playing with tractors in the living room as a boy — “carpet farming,” as he […]

COVID-19: Tyson Discloses Extra Costs Triggered By Pandemic – DTN Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Tyson Foods saw its third-quarter net income fall because of COVID-19 as the company reported $340 million in related costs tied to the coronavirus. But Tyson still beat analysts’ expectations […]

Boston Market Claims Price Fixing By Biggest Names In Poultry — DTN Jul 21, 2020

🕔Jul 21, 2020
Boston Market Corp. has filed a federal lawsuit against a group of poultry companies, alleging the companies conspired to manipulate the price of broilers from 2008 to 2017, costing Boston […]

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