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August 3, 2018
NEWS 
 

Alltech presents student poultry research award

The 35th Alltech Student Research Manuscript Award was presented to Cristiano Bortoluzzi, a doctoral student at the University of Georgia, during the annual Poultry Science Association meeting.


Perdue looks to reduce the price tag of organic chicken

Perdue Farms Inc., one of the world’s biggest producers of organic chicken, wants to bring the premium meat to the masses.


Maple Leaf Foods appoints new COO

Curtis Frank, who has held the position of senior vice president, retail since 2014, will assume the role of COO, effective October 1.
 
 
Feature articles 
 

Ask the Vet: Enhanced biosecurity on broiler barns

What are some ways to improve cleaning and disinfection after a disease challenge? In a chicken industry that is minimizing the use of antibiotics, our ability to provide an optimal clean environment is paramount. This can be achieved through cleaning and disinfection (C&D) and strict biosecurity. The Chicken Farmers of Canada, within their on-farm food and safety program, clearly outlines the procedural C&D steps to follow in-between healthy flocks. » Read more
 

Guelph's poultry nutrition research focused on producers

To make sure his research program addresses farmer needs, Elijah Kiarie, professor in poultry nutrition at the University of Guelph, worked with the Poultry Industry Council to establish priority theme areas. He also ensures his students regularly have opportunities to interact directly with poultry producers so they can understand their questions and the challenges they face. » Read more
 
 
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Manure Expo 2018

August 15 – 16
Brookings, S.D.
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Women’s Leadership Conference

August 16 – 17
Destin, Fla.
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