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Thursday, August 06, 2020

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade.

Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Tuesday, August 04, 2020

TOKYO (AP) -- Japanese electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday that its April-June profit jumped 53% as its video game and other online businesses thrived with people staying home due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Monday, August 03, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lord & Taylor, America's oldest retailer, is seeking bankruptcy protection, as is the owner of Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, lengthening the list of major retail chains that have faltered in the pandemic.

Friday, July 31, 2020

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- One influential pork company has received most of the money from an Iowa program designed to support farmers who euthanized their hogs after the coronavirus devastated their industry, newly released data shows.

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The union representing workers at chicken processing plants in six states sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday, saying its policy of allowing companies to slaughter birds more quickly endangers workers and makes it more difficult to protect against…

Monday, July 27, 2020
Thursday, July 23, 2020

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A study released Wednesday by the U.S. Agriculture Department into the disparity between cattle prices paid to ranchers and the higher prices earned by meat processors offers more details about the factors that have led to the situation.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- Walmart Inc. said that it will be closing its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs on Thanksgiving Day this year, saying that it wants to have its employees spend time with their families during the coronavirus.

Monday, July 20, 2020

WAUWATOSA, Wis. (AP) -- Briggs & Stratton Corp., billed as the world's largest manufacturer of small gas engines, has filed for bankruptcy protection citing challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced Monday.

Friday, July 17, 2020

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) -- L.L. Bean is expanding from its original model of direct-to-customer catalog sales and in-stores sales with an agreement to sell products in Nordstrom, Staples and sporting goods chain SCHEELS.

Thursday, July 16, 2020
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

TOKYO (AP) -- Nissan unveiled an electric crossover vehicle Wednesday, the Japanese automaker's first major all-new model since getting embroiled in the scandal surrounding its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Friday, July 10, 2020
Thursday, July 09, 2020

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Former employees of an East Tennessee slaughterhouse raided by federal immigration agents in 2018 will get $610,000 in back pay and damages, according to a consent order filed in federal court.

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

PIERRE -- The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) unveiled the new Junior Beef Ambassador program for the summer, giving area youth the opportunity to share their beef story. The program is an opportunity for youth ages 5 to 18 to help them share their beef story.

Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Monday, July 06, 2020
Friday, July 03, 2020

DOVER, Del. (AP) -- A Superior Court judge has ordered an Arkansas poultry processing company and two Delaware subsidiaries to pay more than $28,000 in sanctions for repeatedly refusing to provide information to plaintiffs suing the company over wastewater violations in southern Delaware.

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

SIOUX FALLS -- The Virtual Prime Time Gala, the South Dakota Cattlemen's Foundation event, presented their largest donation to date to Feeding South Dakota in the amount of $285,109. This is a combined total that included $150,000 donated on May 4.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Monday, June 29, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- Billions of dollars offered by Congress as a lifeline to small businesses struggling to survive the pandemic are about to be left on the table when a key government program stops accepting applications for loans.

Friday, June 26, 2020

WEST BEND, Wis. -- Manitou Group continues to strengthen its 31-year partnership with Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. Gehl, a Manitou Group brand, has been the official construction equipment of the 4.2-mile iconic road track since 1989. The Road America operations team used the Gehl and …

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

BERLIN (AP) -- German pharmaceutical company Bayer says it's paying up to $10.9 billion to settle a lawsuit over subsidiary Monsanto's weedkiller Roundup, which has faced numerous lawsuits over claims it causes cancer.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- China's decision to ban imports from a single Tyson Foods poultry plant where there was a coronavirus outbreak has raised concerns about the implications on the U.S. meat industry if the action is expanded to other plants.

Monday, June 22, 2020
Friday, June 19, 2020

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) -- Apple is closing 11 stores in Arizona, Florida, North Carolina and South Carolina that it had reopened just few weeks ago as infections rates in some regions in the U.S. begin to rise.

Thursday, June 18, 2020
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Monday, June 15, 2020
Friday, June 12, 2020

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Meat production has rebounded from its low point during the coronavirus pandemic when dozens of plants were closed, but experts say consumer prices are likely to remain high and it will take months to work through a backlog of millions of pigs and cattle, creating headach…

Thursday, June 11, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he believes the U.S. economy will need more help to pull out of the recession, but added that the next round of support should be more targeted to the hardest hit parts of the economy.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Starbucks expects to lose more than $3 billion in revenue in its fiscal third quarter due to the new coronavirus, but said the disruption to its business should subside through the rest of the year.

Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Thursday, June 04, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus.

Monday, June 01, 2020

PARIS (AP) -- French carmaker Renault said Friday it will cut 15,000 jobs worldwide as part of a 2 billion-euro ($2.2 billion) cost-cutting plan, as a brutal drop in industry sales during the pandemic worsened the company's pre-existing problems.

Friday, May 29, 2020

BEIJING (AP) -- Volkswagen is spending 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion) to expand its presence in China's electric car industry in the biggest foreign investment announced since the country's economy began to reopen following the coronavirus pandemic.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Meatpacking plants that had to briefly close due to coronavirus outbreaks have been back up and running for weeks, but production backlogs are forcing farmers to euthanize thousands of hogs that can't be processed, drawing complaints from animal welfare advocates.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) -- The trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange reopened for the first time in two months with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo ringing the iconic bell, but the controlled chaos was more subdued Tuesday under new pandemic rules.

Friday, May 22, 2020

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) -- Farmers across the nation leaned more heavily upon the federal government last year to finance their agricultural operations amid low commodity prices and trade disputes, and more of the money they borrowed is now delinquent.

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Wednesday, May 20, 2020