Contract Broiler Growers Can Begin to Apply for Federal COVID-19 Relief on January 19

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), …

NCC Praises Inclusion of Support for Contract Chicken Farmers in COVID Stimulus Package

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The COVID-19 stimulus bill agreed upon today contains language that would authorize USDA to provide up to $1 billion in assistance to …

National Chicken Council Unveils New Website

Washington, D.C. (December 9, 2020) – The National Chicken Council (NCC) today announced its newly refurbished website, featuring an easy-to-navigate user interface that highlights the latest …

NCC Congratulates Georgia Congressman David Scott on Being Elected Chairman of House Agriculture Committee

Washington, D.C. (December 4, 2020) – Congressman David Scott (D-GA) was chosen as the next chairman of the House Agriculture Committee for the 117th Congress, overwhelmingly …

U.S. Poultry Industry Provides 2.1 Million Jobs; Economic Impact Up 15 Percent in Two Years

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers have released an updated economic …

Survey Says: Americans Flock to Chicken, the Nation’s #1 Quarantine Protein

Washington, D.C. – Throughout the last year, as home kitchens took center stage, Americans have been relying on chicken as a healthy and convenient protein …