The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) will host the eighth annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit during the 2016 Expo. The half-day program will be held Tuesday, January 26, from 9 a.m. to noon, in Room A-411 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. The program is free to all IPPE attendees, and will provide viewpoints from industry and agriculture experts on sustainability and why it matters to the animal agriculture industry.
Dr. Marty Matlock and Dr. Greg Thoma, University of Arkansas
Retrospective Analysis of U.S. Poultry Production — A 50-Year Comparison of the Meat Bird Industry’s Sustainability
Dr. Joy Mench, University of California, Davis
The Sustainability of the Layer Industry — Laying Hen Housing Research — The Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply
Dr. Claudia Dunkley, University of Georgia
Carbon Footprint Tool for Poultry and Egg Producers
In addition to the above presentations, a panel discussion by the Poultry & Egg Industry Sustainability Workgroup will provide an update on the Poultry and Egg Industry Sustainability Assessment Program. The Summit will conclude with a ceremony to recognize and present honors to winners of the 2016 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award.
The 2016 Expo will be held January 26-28, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Visit www.ippexpo.org for more information and to register to attend.