News & Views March/April 2019 Edition

a s s o c i a t i o n 1 President’s Column 5 USPOULTRY and USAPEEC Break Ground on New Office 5 USPOULTRY Releases 360° Turkey FarmVirtual Reality Experience Video 8 USPOULTRY Accepting Applications for 2019 CleanWater Awards 8 USPOULTRY Accepting Nominations for Charles Beard Research Excellence Award 9 Tyson Foods First Major Food Company to Receive Third Party Poultry Handling and Transportation Certification 9 U.S. Poultry Industry Provides 1.9 Million Jobs; Economic Output of $495 Billion 10 Poultry Industry Safety Recognition Award Applications Being Accepted 11 The Importance of Poultry Transportation 12 USPOULTRY Research Highlights 13 Labor Updates and Potential Impacts for the Poultry Industry 14 Industry Leaders Host Interactive Panel Discussion at USPOULTRY Foundation’s College Student Career Program 15 College Student Career Program: Frank Perdue Scholarship Student of the Year Awarded to Charles“Ky”Meeks, Jr. 16 USPOULTRY Foundation Brings FFA Leadership Candidates to the 2019 IPPE 16 USPOULTRY Foundation Brings More Than 80 FFA Students and Advisors to the 2019 IPPE 17 Good Turnout for Ph.D. and Vet Student Career Fair at 2019 IPPE E d u c a t i o n 18 2019 Poultry Processor Workshop to Address Best Management Practices in First Processing, Second Processing and Further Processing 18 National Breeders Roundtable Registration Now Open e n v i r o n m e n t 6 Ryan Looten Farm Recognized for Environmental Excellence by USPOULTRY 6 USPOULTRY Recognizes Round Hill Poultry for Environmental Excellence 7 U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs Announces Inaugural Board of Directors and Leadership Team 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 2019 IPPE Sets Four New Records 2 2020 IPPE Exhibitor Advisory Committee 3 Poultry Companies Take Advantage of Free IPPE Bus Service 3 Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Receives Checks from Jamesway and USPOULTRY at 2019 IPPE 4 Large Crowd at Inaugural Latin American Poultry Summit M A R C H / A P R I L 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. Send Comments to: N ews & V iews , U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, GA 30084-7303 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 Jim Shepard WAYNE FARMS, GA John Prestage PRESTAGE FARMS, NC Randy Stroud PILGRIM’S CORPORATION, CO Mark Waller INGRAM FARMS, AL Jay Wilson SEALED AIR, NJ TABLE OF CONTENTS