U.S. Department of Agriculture on August 12 published its latest “World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates” report.  To read the USDA report, click here.

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Tyson Foods has extended its tender offer for Hillshire Brands as the U.S. Department of Justice seeks more details on the pair’s $8.5 billion merger plan.

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GNP Company™ announced this week that Chief Executive Officer Michael Helgeson, a third-generation leader, will retire effective November 3, 2014. 

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Online registration is now open for the National Chicken Council’s 60th Annual Conference  scheduled Wednesday, October 29 through Thursday, October 30 at the Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.

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When asked what the biggest problem facing the country is, Americans point to “the government” more often than anything else. “The economy” is third most cited problem.

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Though Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. (DPI) has ended its sponsorship of the Delmarva Chicken Festival, the giant fry pans that cooked chicken from 1950 to 2014 soon will have new roles in promoting the chicken industry.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending August 16 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 157,743,000 broilers, no change from the same week a year earlier.

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