News & Views May/June 2019 Edition

a s s o c i a t i o n 1 President’s Column 5 USPOULTRY Provides Online Training Courses on Gait Scoring Essentials for Broilers and Turkeys 5 Poultry Industry Partners with OSHA on Safe + SoundWeek 6 Animal Agriculture Alliance: Showing Commitment to Animal Care and Avoiding Activist Disruptions at Livestock Shows 8 USPOULTRY and Foundation Approve $415,000 in New Research Grants through the Comprehensive Research Program 8 USPOULTRY and Foundation Approve $250,000 in New Board Research Initiative Grants 9 Research Results 13 Strengthening Poultry Industry Youth Outreach Efforts 14 University of Arkansas Wins 72nd USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest 15 USPOULTRY Foundation Awards University of Arkansas Pine Bluff $7,000 Student Recruiting Grant 15 Wayne Community College Awarded $4,190 USPOULTRY Foundation Student Recruiting Grant 16 McNeese State University Awarded $1,390 USPOULTRY Foundation Student Recruiting Grant 16 USPOULTRY Foundation Awards Ohio State University $7,000 Student Recruiting Grant 17 $5,000 Student Recruiting Grant Awarded toWallace State Community College 17 Tennessee Tech University Awarded $7,000 USPOULTRY Foundation Student Recruiting Grant E d u c a t i o n 11 Preventative Maintenance and Comprehensive Policies Focus of USPOULTRY’s 2019 Feed Mill Management Seminar 12 2019 USPOULTRY Human Resources Seminar: Reputation and Retention Matter Most 18 Financial Management Seminar to Address Daily Poultry and Egg Industry Challenges That Affect the Bottom Line 18 2019 Hatchery-Breeder Clinic to Focus on Best Practices and Performance Efficiencies e n v i r o n m e n t 3 USPOULTRY Releases Video Highlighting Poultry and Egg Farm Stewardship in Observance of Earth Day 4 Foster Farms Recognized for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship by USPOULTRY 4 USPOULTRY Recognizes Featherhill Farms for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship 7 USPOULTRY Announces 2020 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award Competition 10 Concise Actions Reduce Burdens 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 Dates for the Latin American Poultry Summit Announced M A Y / J U N E 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