Opportunities for poultry

The chicken industry dealt with headwinds due to the COVID-19 pandemic but otherwise faces several long-term opportunities going forward.

broiler chickens

Assessing the mounting war on meat

Ag-gag challenges, European regulation influence and animal housing legislation. Read about the latest challenges for the meat industry.

Meat cuts

One Health, One Voice

Early Bird registration is open for the 11th Annual Antibiotic Symposium, November 2-4, 2021 in Kansas City. 

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American Farm Bureau Federation endorses infrastructure bill – President Zippy Duval commented on AFBF’s support of the Senate’s passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Caribou Coffee pledges cage-free eggs by 2025 – In a revised animal welfare commitment, the coffee chain announced that it will only use cage-free eggs and egg ingredients in their 400 locations.

Is dairy the new beef? – Prime Future explores the future necessity of cow-calf producers.

Animal rights groups sue over latest Iowa farm trespass law – A challenge to the new law was filed this week and alleges violations to the First Amendment free speech rights.

USDA to expand meat processing capacity –  USDA has announced a $500 million investment toward expanding U.S. meat and poultry processing capacity as part of the American Rescue Plan.

JBS entering the aquaculture space – The world’s largest processor of fresh beef and pork will soon acquire Huon Aquaculture.

Increases in dairy goats –  One family dairy swaps their cows for goats as the dairy industry suffers from price fluctuations and rising operation costs – adding to the steady growth of dairy goats in the U.S.


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