Latest Poultry markets News

With chicken prices soaring, Sanderson Farms sold for $4.5B

Aug. 18, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

With the price of chicken soaring, the third-largest poultry producer in the U.S. is being bought for $4.53 billion. Cargill and Continental Grain have formed a joint venture to acquire Sanderson Farms, paying $203 per share in cash for a company that last year processed...

Olympic Latest: France earns gold for 1st volleyball medal

Aug. 07, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT France made sure its first Olympic volleyball medal would...

Data service sued for facilitating anti-competitive behavior

Aug. 07, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

In the mid-2000s, a poultry researcher approached James MacDonald, then a branch chief for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, with some data. Its detail and depth shocked him. “My reaction was, ‘Jeez, is this legal?’” MacDonald said....

Drone boats sent from Jacksonville to face storms' fury

Aug. 01, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The key to making hurricane forecasts suddenly clearer and more accurate might have floated out to sea from Jacksonville last week on something looking like orange surfboards with wings. Maybe. It will take time for federal...

Couple from NYC opens restaurant in remote Nevada town

Jul. 24, 2021 12:12 PM EDT

BAKER, Nev. (AP) — On a remote stretch of highway near the Nevada-Utah border sits a restaurant that may seem out of place in a town like this. Kerouac’s is the business of Jake Cerese and Kate Claeys, a couple that gave up urban life in New York City back in 2017 to...