The All Feather Association, progressively serving the industry through research, education, communication and technical assistance.

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is the world's largest and most active poultry organization. Membership includes producers and processors of broilers, turkeys, ducks, eggs, and breeding stock, as well as allied companies. Formed in 1947, the association has affiliations in 26 states and member companies worldwide. For specific program information, use the links below.

 
  POULTRY FEEDS AMERICA  
 
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  INDUSTRY PROGRAMS  
 
USPOULTRY helps ensure the industry receives the most up-to-date information about important industry topics.

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  RESEARCH  
 
USPOULTRY's industry research grants program encompasses all segments of broiler, turkey and commercial egg operations. Approximately $3.1 million is currently invested in ongoing research. Use the button below to search completed abstracts or subscribe to our "Completed Research" e-newsletter.



 

  ENVIRONMENT  
 
USPOULTRY keeps poultry leaders abreast of the latest federal regulations and provides technical expertise to help maintain and grow a healthy food supply.

Program Information:

Regulatory Issues
Poultry Wastewater Operator Training Program
Clean Water Award
Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award
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  FOOD SAFETY & PRODUCTION  
 
Food safety is a high priority for USPOULTRY. The association develops and supports programs that help ensure that safety and quality of U.S. poultry meat and egg products.



 

  POSITION PAPERS  
 
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association keeps poultry leaders informed. Review USPOULTRY's stance on issues pertaining to the poultry industry as well as position papers adopted by other poultry related organizations.

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  COMMUNICATIONS  
 
USPOULTRY keeps the industry current on issues, communicates the important role the industry plays in the U.S. economy and promotes the trade show to a worldwide poultry audience.

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Morris Joins USPOULTRY as IPE Sales Director


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  VIDEO SPOTLIGHT  
 

Poultry Insight: Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

To help provide answers as to why Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) are an important part of the poultry industry, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) has created a series of six short videos. The series is called Poultry Insight, and the videos are a discussion with Paul Bredwell, vice president of environmental programs for USPOULTRY. The video series explains what a CAFO is, who owns CAFOs, potential impact of CAFOs on the environment, how producers manage their operations to avoid adverse environmental impacts, the benefits of CAFOs, and who regulates CAFOs.

The video series can be viewed via YouTube by clicking on the icon below.

Poultry Insight: Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations

 
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USPOULTRY Accepting Applications for 2014 Clean Water Awards

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is accepting applications for the 2014 Clean Water Awards. The awards recognize outstanding performance of wastewater treatment plants that operate at poultry processing facilities. Winners will be announced at USPOULTRY's 2014 Environmental Management Seminar to be held at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Destin, Fla., from September 25-26, 2014.

Awards are presented in two categories - full treatment and pretreatment. Full treatment facilities are those facilities that fully treat their wastewater prior to discharge into a receiving water or a land application system. Pretreatment facilities are those facilities that discharge pretreated effluent to publicly-owned treatment facilities for further processing. Any USPOULTRY member company is eligible to submit three nominees in each category. Facilities which have previously won the award may not be re-nominated for five years. The deadline for submitting applications is May 31, 2014. Award program application forms are available by clicking on the following link - Application


 


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