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100-year-old Perdue family farmhouse named Maryland landmark

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

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

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

Chickens on a poultry farm in Denton. (File photo)

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

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

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

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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