Poultry and Egg Production
Dec 31, 2009 16:55 EST
AT&T, Wells Fargo, YRC Worldwide, PPG Industries are among market movers Thursday. The following stocks were among those that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:
Dec 30, 2009 20:27 EST
Pilgrim's Pride agrees to pay $4.5M to end federal probe into illegal immigrant workers. Federal investigators will not prosecute Pilgrim's Pride Corp. for employing illegal immigrants and have dropped an investigation into the chicken producer and its workers, the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of Texas said Wednesday.
Dec 30, 2009 17:37 EST
Dec 28, 2009 22:26 EST
Pilgrim's Pride exits bankruptcy protection, joins up with Brazilian conglomerate JBS. Chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. said Monday that it has emerged from bankruptcy protection and will soon be part of the world's largest meat producer.
Dec 28, 2009 15:55 EST
NEW YORK/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp <PGPDQ.PK> said on Monday it has emerged from bankruptcy protection, just over a year after beginning the process.
Dec 17, 2009 11:29 EST
Environmental engineer testifies that bird manure does not significantly affect Illinois River. An environmental engineer says using bird manure as a crop fertilizer does not affect the Illinois River or Lake Tenkiller to "any significant extent."
Dec 10, 2009 13:21 EST
Court approves chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride bankruptcy reorganization plan. A court approved chicken producer Pilgrim's Pride Corp. plan for reorganization on Thursday, and the company said it expects to emerge from bankruptcy court protection this month.
Dec 10, 2009 03:27 EST
Economist: Poultry may soon overtake horses as top income producer in Kentucky agriculture. Kentucky's slumping horse industry appears on pace to be overtaken by poultry farming as the king of the state's agricultural sector.
Dec 09, 2009 15:23 EST
Judge in federal pollution trial orders Oklahoma to submit all tests done on 50 poultry farms. Oklahoma's pollution case against the Arkansas poultry industry suffered another setback Wednesday, when a judge blocked the state from introducing soil test records that reportedly showed high phosphorus levels at 50 chicken farms.
Dec 09, 2009 08:47 EST
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. bankruptcy court judge presiding over Pilgrim's Pride Corp's reorganization has said he would approve the chicken company's reorganization plan once some wording in it was resolved, Pilgrim's Pride spokesman Ray Atkinson told Reuters in an e-mail.
Dec 03, 2009 17:55 EST
Economist: Poultry set to overtake horses as top income producer in Kentucky agriculture. Kentucky's slumping horse industry appears on pace to be overtaken by poultry farming as the king of the state's agricultural sector, economists said Thursday.
Nov 24, 2009 11:55 EST
Indiana's poultry industry donates 145,000 pounds of food to pantries across state. The Indiana State Poultry Association has donated more than 145,000 pounds of eggs, chicken, turkey and duck to food pantries across the state.
Nov 23, 2009 17:19 EST
Tyson Foods reports 4Q loss on charge in beef business, analysts worry about chicken into 2010. Tyson Foods Inc. said it made strides in the meat business this year and predicts more improvements next year, but analysts worry the company's all-important chicken business is lagging others in the industry.
Nov 23, 2009 15:43 EST
Day 26 of Oklahoma poultry trial: Delays, debate and judge's increasing frustration. One of the most closely watched environmental cases in years has turned into legal purgatory as the trial of Oklahoma's lawsuit against the Arkansas poultry industry is marred by delays and squabbling attorneys.
Nov 19, 2009 14:43 EST
In a sign of fraying patience as Okla. poultry pollution trial drags, judge scolds attorneys. A federal judge scolded the 30-some attorneys on Oklahoma's pollution case against the Arkansas poultry industry Thursday, accusing them of bombarding him with "thousands" of documents as the bench trial dragged into its 25th day.
Nov 19, 2009 04:11 EST
Researchers ask whether caged egg-laying chickens are miserable stuffed into tiny cages. Are cramped chickens crazy chickens?
Nov 19, 2009 03:02 EST
Are cramped chickens crazy chickens?
Nov 18, 2009 15:28 EST
Attorney: State's expert ignored non-poultry sources of Okla. watershed pollution. A scientist testified that runoff from fields spread with poultry manure accounted for a major portion of phosphorus pollution in a sensitive northeastern Oklahoma watershed.
Nov 13, 2009 14:29 EST
CHICAGO (Reuters) - With U.S. chicken production set to fall for the first time in 36 years and demand for chicken wings on the rise as hungry football fans flock to sports bars, restaurants are running into an age-old problem: a chicken has only two wings.
Nov 10, 2009 18:54 EST
Professor suggests poultry waste may have discouraged people from using watershed. About 30,000 fewer people floated in the Illinois River watershed in 2007 compared with two years earlier, a professor testified Tuesday, suggesting that decades of chicken manure pollution may have made one of the state's top recreational areas less attractive to the public.