SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Tyson Foods, Inc. recently announced a dividend scheduled for Dec. 13. Shareholders of record on Nov. 29 will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share.

In other company news:

Ken Kimbro, executive vice president and chief HR officer, sold 45,167 shares of the company's stock, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The stock sold for $32 per share for a total value of $1,445,344.

Tyson is planning improvements to the company's Storm Lake, Iowa facility. The upgrades are aimed at improving efficiencies at the plant. The upgrades should be complete by spring or early summer in 2014 at an estimated cost of $8 million, according to news reports.