Friday, May 20, 2022
Kansas wheat output expected to be average after drought
Wheat output in Kansas state, US, is expected to be average for hard red winter wheat north of the state at 39.5 bushels per acre, a drop from 59.2 bushels in 2021 due to a drought, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Arkansas, US cattle inventories fall for third consecutive year
US state Arkansas' cattle inventories declined for the third straight year, falling more than 5% from January 2021 estimates.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Arkansas, US sees 5% of corn crops harvested
5% of corn crops in Arkansas, the United States, have been harvested, Brownfield Ag News reported on August 16.
Friday, April 23, 2021
Tyson Foods to expand Arkansas poultry operation
Tyson Foods announced April 22 that it will invest US$48 million as part of its commitment to accelerate the long-term growth of its poultry business of its Pine Bluff, Arkansas, poultry plant.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Tyson Foods vaccinates workers in Arkansas, Kansas and North Carolina, US
Tyson Foods, Inc. has offered free, onsite COVID-19 vaccinations last week to thousands of frontline team members in Arkansas, the United States, where 20% of the company's US workforce is based, as well as Kansas and North Carolina.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Meat plant workers eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Arkansas, United States
Asa Hutchinson, Governor of Arkansas, United States, said workers based in poultry plants and other food manufacturing facilities in the state are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, the Associated Press reported.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Alltech presents award to Kansas State University's 'young leader' in agricultural communications
Katelyn Harbert, a senior in agricultural communications and journalism and global food systems leadership at Kansas State University (US), was announced as the recipient of the 2020 Livestock Publications Council (LPC) Forrest Bassford Stu ...
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Tyson Foods workers will replace federal inspectors at its Kansas beef plant
Tyson Foods said it has been granted a US government waiver to replace more than a dozen federal inspectors at its Kansas beef plant with its own employees, Reuters reported.
Friday, October 23, 2020
Egg production in US state Arkansas rises 10% in August
The state of Arkansas in the US produced a total of 335 million eggs in August, up 10% year-on-year, while eggs produced per 100 layers increased 1% year-on-year to 2,102, Magnolia Reporter reported.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Renovations of Kansas State University's Livestock Services boast better safety, new technology
The Livestock Services' handling and treatment area in the Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center has recently undergone significant renovations and is now open to animal patients.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Cattle facial recognition database being developed at Kansas State University
Kansas State University researchers are using artificial intelligence to build a facial recognition technology database for the cattle industry, which could identify livestock with desired traits and increase biosecurity for the cattle indu ...
Monday, September 21, 2020
Another Arkansas, US plant banned from exporting poultry to China
China has banned imports from a US poultry plant following COVID-19 cases reported at the facility -- the second such action by the Chinese government since June.
Friday, August 21, 2020
Kansas State University to research controlling respiratory disease in young swine
Kansas State (K-State) University received a US$500,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to find ways to control swine reproductive viral agents and swine resp ...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Cargill becomes founding partner of animal health innovation campus in Kansas
Global innovation platform and accelerator Plug and Play has announced that Cargill will be a founding partner for establishing its first accelerator programme focused on animal health and agriculture technology in the Kansas City Animal He ...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Tyson Foods wants to lift ban on exports to China from its Arkansas poultry plant
Dean Banks, Tyson Foods president said they hope to discuss with China about lifting a ban on exports to the country imposed on its Arkansas poultry plant, where workers were detected to have COVID-19, Reuters reported.

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