Alabama Poultry

USDA Proposes New Rules to Promote Fairer Poultry Markets

Will Jordan Livestock, Livestock News, Poultry

The United States Department of Agriculture announced Monday their proposed plans for addressing complex competition issues in agricultural markets – an effort to level the playing field for poultry growers and farmers. Proposing the Poultry Grower Payment Systems and Capital Improvement Systems, USDA hopes to address multiple abuses in relation to grower ranking payment systems (commonly known as “tournament”) and …

Broiler Production on the Rise

Dan Poultry

USDA made various adjustments in their December report concerning meat production, with one of those being an increase in broiler production for 2020. Acting World Agricultural Outlook Board Chair, Mark Jekanowski, explains the factors behind the significant increase in projected broiler production for next year. But, the 2020 price forecast for broilers was revised down based on the expectation that increased supply would …