News & Views July/August 2019 Edition

a s s o c i a t i o n 1 President’s Column 3 USPOULTRY Announces the Release of First-Ever Report of Antimicrobial Use in U.S. Broiler Chickens and Turkeys 4 Dr. Heard to Lead Research Programs Operated by USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation 5 USPOULTRY Staff Visits Joe Jurgielewicz & Son, Member of Duck Council 5 USPOULTRY Asks Members to Share Their Safety Successes 6 Dr. Sarge Bilgili Awarded the PSA Distinguished Poultry Industry Career Award 7 Research Results 10 Animal Agriculture Alliance: Vigilance in Your Hiring Process 11 USPOULTRY Updates Incident Investigation Training Resources 11 Ergonomics at Work Training Resources Updated 12 Importance of An Incident Investigation Program 14 In Search of Tomorrow’s Leaders . . . Today! 13 Preventing Blackhead (Histomoniasis) 14 Antibiotic Use in Broilers and Turkeys E d u c a t i o n 15 2019 USPOULTRY Financial Management Seminar Addresses Challenges Affecting the Bottom Line 16 Successful Hatchery-Breeder Management Is A Balance Between Hatchery Performance and Public Perception 17 PAA and Yield Efficiencies Focus of 2019 Poultry Processor Workshop 18 Live Production, Welfare & Biosecurity Seminar: Production Efficiencies and Best Management Practices for Broilers, Ducks, Layers and Turkeys to Be Highlighted 18 Environmental Management Seminar to Address Myriad Challenges Facing Today’s Industry Environmental Professionals e n v i r o n m e n t 8 US-RSPE and IPWA Announce Founding Members and Joint Annual Conference 9 USPOULTRY Cosponsors 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Summit in Indianapolis I n t e r n a t i o n a l p o u l t r y e x p o 2 SAVE THE DATE: 2019 IPPE Attendee Registration and Housing Opens Sept. 16 2 GeorgiaWorld Congress Center Expansion J U L Y / A U G U S T 2 0 1 9 N ews & V iews is produced quarterly by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, theworld’s largest andmost active poultry organization. USPOULTRY represents the entire industry as an“All Feather”Association. USPOULTRY is a nonprofit organizationwhich represents its poultry and eggmembers through research, education, communication, and technical assistance. Membership includes producers and processors of broilers, turkeys, ducks, eggs, and breeding stock, as well as allied companies. Formed in 1947, the Association hasmember companies nationwide and affiliations in 28 states. USPOULTRY also sponsors the International Poultry Expo, part of the international Production & Processing Expo (IPPE). Send Comments to: N ews & V iews , U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, GA 30084-7303 newsandviews@uspoultry.org BOARD OF DIRECTORS Bernie Adcock TYSON FOODS, AR Brian Barrett FEATHER CREST FARMS, TX Bob “Pic” Billingsley SANDERSON FARMS, MS Jonathan Cade HY-LINE INTERNATIONAL, IA Alan Duncan MOUNTAIRE FARMS, AR Sean Francey VAL-CO, PA Mikell Fries CLAXTON POULTRY FARMS, GA Ben Harrison AMICK FARMS, sc Tom Hensley FIELDALE FARMS, GA Mark Hickman PECO FOODS, AL Paul Hill West Liberty Foods, IA Greg Hinton ROSE ACRE FARMS, IN Dan Huber FOSTER FARMS, CA Alice Johnson BUTTERBALL, NC Bob Krouse MIDWEST POULTRY SERVICES, IN David Lathem L & R FARMS, GA Mike Levengood PERDUE, MD Tim Maupin CARGILL, KS Sherman Miller CAL-MAINE FOODS, MS Jarod Morrison FARBEST FOODS, IN Jerry Moye HENDRIX GENETICS, ONT Kevin Phillips CASE FARMS, NC John Prestage PRESTAGE FARMS, NC Randy Stroud PILGRIM’S CORPORATION, CO Mark Waller INGRAM FARMS, AL Jay Wilson SEALED AIR, NJ TABLE OF CONTENTS

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