Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) today announced that it will provide a live webcast of its annual meeting of stockholders to be held on February 16, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time, 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time at the Company’s corporate office in Laurel, Mississippi.

The live webcast of Sanderson Farms' presentation may be found at the investor relations section of the Company's website, www.sandersonfarms.com, and from www.earnings.com. Those without Internet access may listen to the meeting by dialing 888-481-2862. An online replay will be available approximately two hours following the conclusion of the live broadcast and will continue through February 24, 2012. To listen to the playback, call 888-203-1112; replay passcode 7426004.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken and other prepared food items. Its shares trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SAFM.

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