Tagged: ozark mountain poultry

Big Deals of 2018 Skyrocket in Arkansas by 267 Percent

by Jan Cottingham 2/11/2019 12:00 am

The value of big deals in Arkansas leaped to $53.9 billion in 2018, a 267 percent increase over the $14.7 billion figure of 2017.

George's Inc. to Buy Ozark Mountain Poultry

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/5/2018 2:21 pm

George's Inc. of Springdale, a producer of poultry products and prepared foods, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ozark Mountain Poultry Inc. of Rogers.

New Rank Makes Case for Independence: AEDC Moves County to Top Tier

by Todd Traub 7/5/2018 7:00 am

With a boost from business and business friendly policies, Independence County has vaulted to the top of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission's incentive tier rankings.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Agriculture & Timber

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An agriculture and timber resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Arkansas Poultry Industry Braces for Bird Flu

by Marty Cook 10/12/2015 12:00 am

Many Arkansans are looking skyward, eager to see migrating ducks from the north flying though the state when hunting season opens in November. Many other Arkansans are looking in the same direction, but with anxiety rather than eagerness.

Tyson Among Poultry Giants Curtailing Antibiotic Use

by Marty Cook 7/20/2015 12:00 am

Christine Daugherty is almost irrepressibly energetic. It’s a trait that serves her well in her role as vice president of sustainable food production at Tyson Foods of Springdale.

Independence County Receives $1.25M Economic Grant

by Lance Turner 6/6/2015 3:02 pm

The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration has announced a $1.25 million grant to Independence County to be used for infrastructure improvements near a poultry feed mill.

Big Companies, Big Revenue: 75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas Bring In $32.8B

by Gwen Moritz 5/25/2015 12:00 am

The 75 largest private companies in Arkansas generated total revenue — self-reported and estimated — of $32.8 billion in their most recent fiscal years, up nearly 7 percent in a year.

Ozark Mountain Poultry of Rogers Doing Chicken Its Way

by Marty Cook 4/13/2015 12:00 am

OMP has established itself as a leader in a niche market, namely antibiotic-free chicken that isn’t raised in cages or fed animal byproducts.

Ozark Mountain Poultry to Buy ConAgra Plant in Batesville

by Associated Press 3/10/2015 9:32 am

The soon-to-be-closed ConAgra Foods plant in Batesville is to be purchased by Ozark Mountain Poultry.

Commodity Markets, Marketing Measures Take Leap Forward

by Rick Fahr 3/9/2015 12:00 am

When those in the agriculture industry speak of “marketing”, they aren’t referring to computer-generated geckos hawking insurance or bikini-clad models posing with a low-calorie beer. They mean using information, technology and infrastructure to ultimately make their operation as profitable as possible.

Blue Rooster to Open Poultry Plant in Warren, Employ 100

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/13/2014 11:30 am

A company called Blue Rooster plans to open a poultry deboning operation and employ 100 people at 110 Industrial Park Drive in Warren, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission said Wednesday.

Ozark Mountain Poultry Takes Over Former Pilgrim's Pride Plant in Batesville

by Marty Cook 11/6/2013 10:55 am

The Rogers-based company said it has hired approximately 250 people for its Batesville operation and could add to that number depending on production needs.