Chickens perish, waste lagoons collapse, flooding continues

Sanderson Farms reports loss of broilers: Sanderson Farms, one of the country’s largest poultry producers, said in a notice to investors Monday that at least 1.7 million of its chickens had perished in North Carolina after dozens of broiler houses and other facilities...

Trade associations unite, initiate campaign opposing tariffs

Farmers, retailers, manufacturers join forces: Trade associations representing farmers, retailers and manufacturers and other industries are joining forces in a new multimillion-dollar campaign to oppose President Donald Trump’s tariffs, in the latest attempt by U.S....

Hurricane Florence may disrupt supply chains

Freight market may be washed out: Hurricane Florence is expected to disrupt freight markets, possibly disrupting supply chains and throwing the market off balance. According to FreightWaves, the storm could wreak havoc on spot rates and capacity in the market....