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100-year-old Perdue family farmhouse named Maryland landmark (access required)

SALISBURY — The family farmhouse of the third-largest chicken producer in the United States has been named a landmark after it was built a century ago. The Daily Times reports the two-story home that has been depicted on packaging and delivery trucks ...

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New Perdue CEO takes over amid industry shifts (access required)

SALISBURY — When Perdue Farms named its new CEO earlier this month, a chicken company with a taste for innovation and taking risks embraced something different: stability. When it comes to branding its own products, shifting away from using antibiotics, ...

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Perdue’s former poultry complex in Md. sells for $3.65M (access required)

Sold in six separate transactions the Showell Poultry Complex, formerly owned by Perdue, fetched $3.65 million. John McClellan and Ben Alder, advisers at SVN| Miller Commercial Real Estate, represented the company in the disposition of the 740-acre property in Showell, ...

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Perdue announces plan with renewed focus on chicken (access required)

SALISBURY — Perdue Foods is says it’s renewing its focus on care for its chickens. The Salisbury-based firm announced a plan Monday that focuses on animals’ wants and needs, including a commitment to install windows in chicken houses to compare ...

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Perdue Farms to buy Chipotle pork supplier Niman Ranch (access required)

Perdue Farms Inc. agreed to acquire Natural Food Holdings and its Niman Ranch brand, a pork supplier for Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., as part of its goal to expand into organic and antibiotic-free meat. Closely held Perdue, the third-largest U.S. ...

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Annual conference for local officials begins in Ocean City (access required)

The summer MACo conference presents an important opportunity for candidates seeking statewide elected office.

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Letters to the Editor: Readers rebut letter critical of UM law clinic (access required)

Stephen Z. Meehan’s letter (“Dean’s departure is opportunity for reform at UM law clinic,” July 24) about the resignation of the highly-regarded dean of the University of Maryland law school was irresponsible and misleading. As a lawyer, I am ashamed that it was written by another member of my profession. On its face, it appears a continuation of the shameless, divisive public relations campaign waged by Perdue and its agribusiness allies that characterized the Environmental Law Clinic’s lawsuit as part of a “war on the family farmer.”

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