Raising the Innovation Bar for the Consumer

Jamie Johansen

I had the opportunity to learn more about the family legacy of Perdue Farms while at the 2015 Chicken Media Summit. Not only was Perdue’s head cheerleader and his wife present for the entire event, but we were able to tour the company’s innovation center. When I say head cheerleader I actually mean CEO of Perdue Farms, Jim Perdue. “We …

Agribusiness, Audio, Chicken, Food, National Chicken Council, Poultry, US Poultry

Chicken Litter – A Hot Commodity

Jamie Johansen

Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator for University of Maryland in Queen Anne’s County and local poultry farmer, was asked to attend the 2015 Chicken Media Summit to talk about chicken manure. For her first 10 years in extension, Jenny wrote nutrient management plans. These plans are state mandated and any farmer meeting it’s requirements must have one for their operation. “In …

Ag Group, Audio, Chicken, environment, Fertilizer, National Chicken Council, Poultry, US Poultry

Looking Forward to the Future of Chicken

Jamie Johansen

Representatives from many poultry companies were on hand during the recent Chicken Media Summit. Christine Daughtery, VP Animal Well-Being Programs & Technology for Tyson Foods attended the tours answering many questions attendees had along the way. She also served as a panelist during the “Chicken Myths and Facts” panel. The myth she busted was centered around the idea that everything …

Ag Group, Animal Welfare, Audio, Chicken, National Chicken Council, Poultry, US Poultry

Chicken Summit Tackles Industry Myths

Jamie Johansen

The 2015 Chicken Media Summit is a wrap, but the dialogue will continue. A panel titled “Chicken Myths & Facts” answered questions many not directly involved in the poultry community simple don’t understand. Panelist discussed hormones, antibiotics, chicken litter, environmental issues and other hot button issues on the minds of consumers. Tom Super, VP of Communications for the National Chicken …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Audio, Chicken, Food, National Chicken Council, Poultry, US Poultry

Attendees Flock to 2015 Chicken Media Summit

Jamie Johansen

Here on the Eastern Shore the 2015 Chicken Media Summit is in full swing. The National Chicken Council and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association have once again brought together bloggers, journalists, dietitians and leaders in the poultry industry to network and learn from one another. Today we completed the Chicken: Farm to Fork Day. Stops included a tour of a …

Ag Group, Animal Health, Animal Welfare, Chicken, National Chicken Council, Poultry, US Poultry