News & Views September/October 2018 Edition

a s s o c i a t i o n 1 President’s Column 3 USPOULTRY Releases“Year in Review”Video 3 USPOULTRY Updates Employment Eligibility Verification and I-9 Training Program 4 Membership Renewal Is Here! 6 USPOULTRY Staff Visits Maple Leaf Farms, Member of Newly-Formed Duck Council 6 Bredwell Presents at IEC Global Leadership Conference 7 Research Results 8 USPOULTRY Accepting Broiler and Layer Research Pre-Proposals 8 USPOULTRY and Foundation Approve $500,000 in New Board Research Initiative Grants 9 Antibiotic Usage –Where AreWe Now? 10 Poultry Industry Promotes SAFE + SOUNDWeek 11 Food Safety Training and Education Becomes More Accessible 12 191 Poultry Facilities Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance 17 Iowa State University Awarded Student Recruitment Grant from USPOULTRY Foundation 18 West Virginia University Awarded $3,265 Student Recruitment Grant from USPOULTRY Foundation E d u c a t i o n 13 Acting Head of OSHA Keynotes Conference: 2018 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry Draws Record Attendance for Third Year 14 2018 USPOULTRYWomen’s Leadership Conference Encourages Continuous Leadership Cultivation Along One’s Career Path 15 Live Production, Welfare & Biosecurity Seminar: Maintaining an Animal Welfare Culture, Protecting Biosecurity 16 USPOULTRY’s Environmental Management Seminar Focused onWastewater Treatment Options and New Technology e n v i r o n m e n t 5 USPOULTRY Recognizes Wayne Farms and Pilgrim’s with CleanWater Awards 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 IPPE Registration and Housing Now Open *Cover photo courtesy of Maple Leaf Farms S E P T E M B E R / O C T O B E R 2 0 1 8 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 Brian Barrett FEATHER CREST FARMS, TX Bob “Pic” Billingsley SANDERSON FARMS, MS Jonathan Cade HY-LINE INTERNATIONAL, IA Alan Duncan MOUNTAIRE FARMS, AR 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 Robert Holzer CHICKMASTER INCUBATOR CO., NJ Dan Huber FOSTER FARMS, CA Alice Johnson BUTTERBALL, NC Bob Krouse MIDWEST POULTRY SERVICES, IN David Lathem L & R FARMS, GA Phil Laughlin DOLCO PACKAGING, IN Mike Levengood PERDUE, MD Randy Stroud PILGRIM’S CORPORATION, CO Elton Maddox Wayne Farms, GA 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 Doug Ramsey TYSON FOODS, AR Mark Waller INGRAM FARMS, AL TABLE OF CONTENTS