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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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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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Massey Delivers Stirring Commencement Speech

Abit Massey, President- Emeritus of the Georgia Poultry Federation, delivered a stirring commencement speech on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, to the University of Georgia summer session graduates. He gave the graduates five pointers on life that all of us would do well to remember. "The graduates learned what we in the poultry industry have been blessed to know for a long time; what an inspiring, amazing and unique man Abit Massey is!" said USPOULTRY president John Starkey.

Enjoy his commencement speech at the link below!


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