NCC joined nearly 1,000 agricultural groups in sending a letter to Congress on Tuesday calling for ratification of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

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Replacing beef on your plate with chicken will cut your dietary carbon footprint by half, according to a first-ever national study of U.S. eating habits and their carbon footprints.

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As part of efforts to expand its protein offerings, Tyson Foods, Inc. on Thursday introduced the company’s first plant-based and blended products, along with its new Raised & Rooted® brand. The initiative makes Tyson Foods the largest U.S. meat producer to enter the growing alternative protein segment with its own products.

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Plant-based food may be one of the hottest trends in grocery today, but for parents trying to get their kids to eat their vegetables, the struggle is still real. To help flexitarian families who are hungry for new ways to fill the vegetable void without sacrificing flavor or nutrition, Perdue is introducing first-of-its-kind nationally distributed new PERDUE® CHICKEN PLUS™ Nuggets, Tenders and Patties blended with vegetables.

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The United States is open to dialogue to resolve trade differences with India by allowing U.S. companies more access to Indian markets, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to New Delhi later this month.

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The 2019 forecast for red meat and poultry production is reduced from last month as lower forecast beef, pork, and turkey production more than offset higher broiler production.

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FFL Partners is exploring options, including a sale, for fast-food chain Church’s Chicken, according to people familiar with the matter. The San Francisco-based firm is working with an adviser to drum up interest from potential buyers for the chain. It is seeking around $350 million or more in any transaction, said the people. Representative for FFL and Church’s declined to comment.

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The presence of Mar-Jac Poultry in relatively new in Franklin County, Alabama, but Mar-Jac was named industry of the year at the recent 2019 Franklin Country Partnership Awards Banquet.  Mar-Jac has concluded its first full year of operation in 2018 with a new feed mill and hatchery.

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Auburn University’s National Poultry Technology Center (NPTC), a leader in poultry housing and associated technologies for more than a decade, and Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) today announced the opening of the largest stand-alone solar powered poultry house to be operated completely off the grid. The 54-foot by 500-foot poultry house is located in Cullman County, Alabama and capable of housing 36,000 broilers.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending June 15 2019 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 171,939,000 broilers, a 7-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

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