News & Views July/August 2018 Edition

2018 USPOULTRY Seminar Schedule Registration Available on Our Website, www.uspoultry.org Feed Mill Management Seminar March 20-21, Nashville,Tennessee Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown Human Resources Seminar April 23-25, Destin, Florida Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Poultry ProcessorWorkshop May 10-11, Orange Beach, Alabama Perdido Beach Resort National Breeders Roundtable May 17-18, St. Louis, Missouri Renaissance St. Louis Airport Financial Management Seminar June 25-27, Destin, Florida Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Hatchery Breeder Clinic July 10-11, 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 13-15, Destin, Florida Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Women’s Leadership Conference August 16-17, 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 18-19, Nashville,Tennessee Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown Environmental Management Seminar September 20-21, Destin, Florida Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar October 4-5, Nashville,Tennessee DoubleTree Hotel Air Cargo Seminars DatesTBD Miami, Florida NewYork, NewYork Atlanta, Georgia Grower Relations Seminars Scheduled upon Industry Request PoultryWastewater OperatorsTraining Scheduled upon Industry Request 2018 Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar to Address Customer Expectations and Emerging Technologies Protein conversion plays an important role in the poultry industry’s sustainability efforts. This year’s Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar will review the latest technology, equipment and management techniques in the rendering sector. Sponsored by USPOULTRY and the Poultry Protein & Fat Council, the seminar will be held Oct. 4 – 5, at the DoubleeTree Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. The Poultry Protein & Fat Council will provide an update on their past year’s activities. Peracetic acid and its effects on rendering operations will also be covered, in addition to mitigation technology for odor abatement, emerging control technologies, preparing for FDA inspections and more. Members of USPOULTRY and the Poultry Protein & Fat Council can register for the event at a discounted rate. Companies that render poultry protein and fat may attend the seminar only if they are members of USPOULTRY and the Poultry Protein & Fat Council. Representatives of rendering companies that are not council members are not eligible to attend the seminar. Membership in the Poultry Protein & Fat Council must be approved by the Council. To register for the Poultry Protein & Fat Seminar, visit www.uspoultry.org . The program agenda was developed by a committee of industry leaders that included (front row from left): Kenny Reece (committee chairman), Simmons Foods Inc; Rick Estes, Fieldale Farms Corporation; James Gilbert, 3D Corporate Solutions; and Hal Davis, Pilgrim’s. (Back row from left): Brian Schoeberl, Mountaire Corporation; Jonathan Green, American Proteins Inc; Bo Watson, Tyson Foods Inc; and Byron Kriz, Valley Proteins Inc.

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