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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.
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USPOULTRY keeps poultry leaders abreast of the latest federal regulations and provides technical expertise to help maintain and grow a healthy food supply.
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.
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.
USPOULTRY Releases New Video Series Highlighting Poultry and Egg Farm Environmental Stewardship
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a new video series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms. The second video in the series features one of USPOULTRY's Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award winners, Cooley Farms, in Roberta, Ga.
Cooley Farms, owned and operated by Larry and Leighton Cooley, has more than 1,050 acres of land on which chickens and cattle are raised and hay is grown. The farm began operating in 1985 on 70 acres of land with two broiler houses. Over the years, the farm operation grew and evolved, specifically in the area of chicken production. Today, Cooley Farms raises approximately 500,000 chickens per flock on behalf of Perdue Farms, which equates to three million chickens per year in their 18 poultry houses. Litter management is an important part of farm management for the Cooley's. The farm uses detailed record-keeping to implement precise nutrient management plans. The litter is applied to the land and hay fields at rates needed to maintain appropriate nutrient levels in the soil, and the remainder is sold to other farms.
USPOULTRY Accepting Applications for 2015 Clean Water Awards
USPOULTRY is accepting applications for the 2015 Clean Water Awards. The awards recognize outstanding performance of wastewater treatment plants that operate at poultry or egg processing facilities and are presented in two categories - full treatment and pretreatment. Winners will be announced at USPOULTRY's 2015 Environmental Management Seminar to be held Sept. 24 - 25, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Fla.
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. For an application form, click here.