Farm will feature three laying houses and a brooding house capable of holding 10,500 birds.
Plant to begin processing soybeans in fall of 2019.
Consumer demand for meat and poultry continues to drive food industry sales.
Thousands of cattle estimated dead, and extent of wheat damage unknown.
Company expected gains to continue despite ample grain supplies.
Company issues first installment of "2016 Sustainability Report."
Increase part of a recent trend of greater optimism among producers.
Enterprise value of acquired business set at about $130 million.
Acquisition includes five prepared foods facilities.
Pork industry contributed $36.7 billion in sales to state in 2015.