News & Views March/April 2019 Edition

2019 USPOULTRY Seminar Schedule Registration Available on Our Website, Feed Mill Management Seminar March 19-20, Nashville,Tennessee Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown Human Resources Seminar April 15-17, Destin, Florida Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa National Breeders Roundtable May 16-17, St. Louis, Missouri Hilton St. Louis Airport Poultry ProcessorWorkshop May 22-23, Nashville,Tennessee DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Financial Management Seminar June 24-26, Destin, Florida Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Hatchery Breeder Clinic July 9-10, Nashville,Tennessee Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry Sponsored by GeorgiaTech Research Institute, Georgia Poultry Federation, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and USPOULTRY August 12-14, Destin, Florida Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Women’s Leadership Conference August 15-16, Destin, Florida Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Live Production,Welfare & Biosecurity Seminar Sponsored by National Chicken Council, NationalTurkey Federation, United Egg Producers and USPOULTRY September 17-18, Nashville,Tennessee Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown Environmental Management Seminar September 19-20, Destin, Florida Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar October 3-4, Nashville,Tennessee DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Air Cargo Seminars DatesTBD Miami, Florida NewYork, NewYork Atlanta, Georgia Grower Relations Seminars Scheduled upon industry request PoultryWastewater OperatorsTraining Scheduled upon industry request National Breeders Roundtable Registration Now Open Registration is now open for the National Breeders Roundtable. The Roundtable brings together poultry breeder specialists and geneticists from the industry, universities and government to discuss the latest research developments and genetic trends in poultry breeding. Sponsored by the Poultry Breeders of America and USPOULTRY, the conference will be held May 16–17, at the Hilton St. Louis Airport Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. The 68th annual National Breeders Roundtable program will cover a host of topics in the latest breeding technologies. To view the agenda and register, visit . 2019 Poultry Processor Workshop to Address Best Management Practices in First Processing, Second Processing and Further Processing USPOULTRY’s Poultry Processor Workshop will be held May 22-23, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual Workshop keeps industry professionals informed on the latest technology, newest management techniques and current inspection issues to keep their plants running efficiently. “This year’s program will include discussions on trends and best practices in plant operations, yield enhancement, sanitation, a new technology showcase and more to assist attendees in staying up to date on developments happening in the industry,” remarked Corbett Kloster, director of quality assurance for Fieldale Farms Corporation, and program committee chairman. “The aim of this Workshop is to provide information that allows industry professionals to keep their plants running efficiently and push their productivity to the next level, and we are confident that this year’s program will help achieve these goals.” Additional program topics to be covered include, Line Speed Waiver: The Application Process and Maintaining Waiver Status; PAA (Impact on Wastewater, Environmental & Employee Safety); Parts Standard Category: How Determined and the Impact of Publishing; Woody Breast: Scoring System and Utilization; Preventing Food Safety Audits…Production’s Role; and more. To view the full agenda, register for the Poultry Processor Workshop and reserve your hotel room, visit . The Poultry Processor Workshop agenda was developed by a program committee of plant managers and food safety and quality assurance professionals. They are as follows: (from left): Corbett Kloster, Fieldale Farms Corporation (program committee chairman); Juanfra DeVillena, Wayne Farms LLC; Nicole Reynolds, House of Raeford; Dr. Harshavardhan Thippareddi, University of Georgia; and Dylan Broom, Ingram Farms.