Jay Leno to address AFBF convention

July 15, 2014
Jay Leno to address AFBF convention

WASHINGTON — Acclaimed late night TV host Jay Leno will give the closing session keynote address at the 96th AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show in San Diego on Jan. 12, 2015. About 7,000 Farm Bureau members from across the nation are expected to gather in San Diego Jan. 11-14 to hear from...

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FSIS to survey food defense plans

July 14, 2014
FSIS to survey food defense plans

WASHINGTON — USDA’s Food Safety & Inspection Service is conducting its ninth survey of food defense plans in poultry, egg and meat facilities. The survey, which closes July 31, 2014, will gather data about industry’s voluntary adoption of a functional food defense plan. FSIS noted that food defense plans are voluntary, and not mandated...

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Women’s Leadership Conf. set for Aug. 21-22

July 14, 2014
Women’s Leadership Conf. set for Aug. 21-22

TUCKER, Ga. — The ability to navigate workplace challenges hinges on essential leadership skills. The 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference will include a wide range of learning opportunities and personal growth tools to assist professionals in developing leadership, management and communication skills. The conference, presented by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, will be held...

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Poultry Science Association names new PSA Fellows

July 11, 2014
Poultry Science Association names new PSA Fellows

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Poultry Science Association (PSA) has named four new PSA Fellows, who are recognized for a lifetime of contributions to poultry science. They are Drs. John B. Carey, Texas A&M University; Mark E. Cook, University of Wisconsin; Michael P. Lacy, University of Georgia; and Sally L. Noll, University of Minnesota. A...

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Conference to discuss industry safety trends

July 11, 2014

TUCKER, Ga. — Through speaker presentations and a series of more informal roundtable discussions, the 2014 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry will address current safety challenges facing industry safety professionals today. Recognizing an ongoing opportunity, special emphasis will be given to ergonomics and reducing cumulative trauma disorders. The onference is sponsored by...

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EPA approves corn fiber as cellulosic feedstock

July 10, 2014
EPA approves corn fiber as cellulosic feedstock

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a final rule approving additional Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) pathways, including allowing corn fiber to qualify as a celllulosic feedstock. Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA), commented, “We are very pleased that EPA has finalized its determination that the cellulosic...

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