Walmart held a grand opening of its Thomasville, Georgia, beef processing facility that will supply Black Angus beef to some 500 of its retail stores in the southeast.
44 Farms, Mc6 Cattle Feeders, Creekstone Farms and FPL Foods are all coming together with Walmart to deliver Angus beef to consumers.
The 44 Farms International Beef Cattle Academy is now offering scholarships to 2020-2021 program applicants. A total of $100,000 is available to cover up to 70% of tuition costs. Applications close on August 15, 2020.
As technology transforms the meat business, the impacts will resonate throughout the supply chain.
Lawyers for America’s largest beef packing companies asked a federal judge on Friday to dismiss the class action suit filed against them by a group of ranchers last year.
The move by National Beef – the fourth largest beef packer in the U.S. – to purchase Iowa Premium adds additional 1,100 head per day of packing capacity to the company.