The Agricultural Marketing Service has posted a draft agenda for its fall 2014 Annual Industry Meeting for Contractors and Suppliers in USDA’s Commodity Purchase Programs. 

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USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on August 25 purchased chicken and chicken products as indicated below for distribution to the school lunch child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for fiscal year 2014.

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U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending August 30 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 166,996,000 broilers, a 2-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

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