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Discrimination complaints filed against Tyson Foods

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KAIT) – An organization has filed multiple complaints against an Arkansas company concerning its employment practices. The complaints, which were filed by America First Legal in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Iowa Agency, involve potential violations of law regarding racial discrimination, citizenship, and child […]

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Early morning calls. Barren chicken barns. Millions in debt.  • Arkansas Advocate

Timothy Bundren’s chicken barns are all standing empty since Tyson cancelled his growing contract last year. His operation near Harrison, Arkansas, was photographed on Sunday, March 31, 2024. (Photo by Julie Anderson, for Investigate Midwest) This article first appeared on Investigate Midwest and is republished here under a Creative Commons license.   Timothy Bundren must […]

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Tyson Foods and Gatik to deploy autonomous trucks in Northwest Arkansas | Regional News

Tyson Foods, Inc., and Gatik AI, Inc. have announced a multi-year collaboration to deploy autonomous refrigerated box trucks to bolster Tyson routes in Northwest Arkansas. Operating 18 hours a day, trucks will deliver Tyson products, among others, to the company’s distribution and storage facilities in the Rogers and Springdale areas. The deployment will introduce Gatik […]

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AI Is Hauling Tyson Chicken in Arkansas. It’s a Start.

Autonomous trucks trained with artificial intelligence are on the road, hauling prepared meats, showing how far self-driving technology has advanced. The adoption shows that technology can compliment rather than disrupt truck drivers’ careers. Wednesday, Tyson Foods (ticker: TSN) announced it is deploying vehicles in northwest Arkansas made by self-driving truck start-up Gatik. Tyson is a […]

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NWA’s hot housing market worthy of watching in 2023

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios The Northwest Arkansas metro area is considered among the top real estate markets in the U.S. to watch this year, according to the National Association of Realtors. Benton and Washington counties are No. 4 on the list, behind Atlanta, Raleigh, North Carolina and the Dallas-Fort Worth metro. Driving the news: There are […]

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Podcast: Arkansas professors detail the role of beef in the state

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Although poultry is the dominant protein industry Arkansas, beef is a vital part of the state’s agricultural economy. That’s why professors and researchers at the University of Arkansas are promoting initiatives that can impact farmers and producers of beef. For this episode of the MEAT+POULTRY podcast, Kelly Vierck, assistant professor of […]

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Arkansas set to open a new smart farming research facility

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. – The University of Arkansas recently announced that its new Poultry Science Smart Farming Research Facility is set to open soon, with construction nearly complete. The $1 million project will help conduct broiler research for the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science and the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station. It will be located at […]

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Arkansas companies mum on benefits

Companies from Apple to Zillow and several private equity firms have said they will provide some level of benefits to employees for abortion-related travel costs. Driving the news: The U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion overturning Roe v. Wade has thrust businesses of all sizes into a culture war in which every option — particularly in a […]

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