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Sanderson Farms Family Farmers Awarded for Sustainability
02/22/2022Company News

Three Sanderson Farms family farmers in Texas, Mississippi and North Carolina have been recognized by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association’s Family Farm Environmental Excellence Awards at the International Production & Processing Expo. The awards are given annually to recognize exemplary ... Read More >

Sanderson Farms CEO Inducted Into Hall of Fame
02/18/2022Company News

The Mississippi Top 50 inducted Joe F. Sanderson Jr. into its Hall of Fame yesterday with the fifth class of most influential Mississippians. Read More >

Forbes Names Sanderson Farms Among America’s Best Large Employers
02/10/2022Company News

LAUREL, Miss. (February 10, 2022) – Sanderson Farms, Inc. has been named one of America’s Best Large Employers for 2022 by Forbes magazine. The 2022 list ranks the top 1,000 employers in the U.S. across 25 different industry sectors in two categories, large employers and mid-size employ... Read More >

Sanderson Farms Director Earns National Poultry Award

LAUREL, Miss. (February 3, 2022) – Sanderson Farms’ director of development and engineering, Bob “Pic” Billingsley, has been named a recipient of the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association’s annual Lamplighter Award during the 2022 International Production & Processing Expo. The award pays trib... Read More >

Sanderson Farms Recognized by Mississippi Legislature for 75th Anniversary

JACKSON, Miss. (January 26, 2022) – On Tuesday, January 25th, the Mississippi Legislature passed a resolution commending and congratulating Sanderson Farms in celebration of its 75th anniversary.   Read More >

Century Club Charities, host of Sanderson Farms Championship, makes gift of $1.5 million to Friends of Children’s Hospital

JACKSON, Miss. (January 25, 2022) – Century Club Charities continues to support Mississippi charities, today announcing a $1.5 million donation to Friends of Children’s Hospital from proceeds of the 2021 Sanderson Farms Championship. Read More >


By nature of their occupation, farmers tend to understand a great deal about overcoming adversity, whether it is natural disasters, extreme weather conditions, sickness, disease or equipment malfunction. For one Sanderson Farms family farmer in particular, the past two years have presen... Read More >


Throughout Justin Hammond’s childhood, he recalled his grandfather aspiring to own a poultry farm. Although Hammond’s grandparents purchased farm land in the early 1990s, their dreams of building a poultry farm were put on hold when they were both diagnosed with cancer. Read More >


Nearly three decades ago, William “Billy” Garner, and his wife, Mary Lou, spoke with a neighbor who had just entered the poultry business. After hearing about their neighbor’s positive experience with the industry, the Garners decided it was time for Billy to stop making his time-consum... Read More >


After working nearly 25 years amid the hustle and bustle of the garment industry in Los Angeles, California, a family referral to the poultry business prompted David Vo and his family to move to Texas for a career and lifestyle change. The Vo family settled in Calvert, Texas and built a... Read More >