USDA Announces Farmer Fair Practices Rules – Clarifications for Industry & Protections for Farmers

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) today announced updated regulations to protect the rights of farmers. The Farmer Fair Practices Rules target the most harmful practices hurting farmers and clearly outlines common sense protections to restore fairness and reduce…

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Cage Fight

People/customers are always asking me if Rogers chickens are “cage free”. So, let me explain. Cage free is a term that emanates from the table egg business. That is a totally different business model than the business of raising chickens to eat. NONE of the chickens we process at Rogers…

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The Phabulous Pheasant

Ahhhh—Holiday Dinners Are you looking for something new and exciting to feed your friends and family during the Holiday Season? How about a Phabulous Pheasant Dinner??? If you live in the Midwest you’ve probably had Pheasants right out of the field. It’s a taste and experience like no other. Rogers…

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Half & Half

Half and Half basically denotes the percentage of dark meat to white meat on the current chicken population. Years ago it was considered a 60/40 mix but with all of the new breeding techniques, the white and dark meat is about the same percentage of the bird. Where this presents…

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