DID YOU KNOW?
The average American consumes 90 pounds of chicken, 17 pounds of turkey, and, 20 dozen eggs per year. Americans eat chicken more than any other meat.
National Chicken Council
North Carolina Department of Agriculture
International Poultry Expo and International Feed Expo
NC State University College of Engineering Industrial Extension Division
National Turkey Federation
North Carolina Animal Agriculture Coalition
For Immediate Release
RALEIGH, NC - 04/15/2010
Contact: Robert L. Ford,
2010 Broiler Serviceperson of the Year Awards
The 2010 NC Broiler Supervisors' Short Course was held in Sanford, N.C. April 15, 2010. The Short Course is held annually to provide updated technical information for live production and grow out managers, broiler flock supervisors and other personnel related to broiler chicken production.
During the day's sessions, the 2010 Broiler Serviceperson of the Year Awards were presented.
L to R: Dr. Edgar Olivedo (NC State University), Mike Ogburn (Perdue Farms - Candor), Barry Thompson (Mountaire Farms), Derek Bean (Mountaire Farms), Darrell Ritter (Townsends, Inc. - Siler City), Brad Gee (Pilgrims Pride - Sanford), Dr. Sam Pardue (NC State University), & Bob Ford (Exec Director, NC Poultry Federation). Award winners not present: Roger Key (Tyson/Wilkesboro) and Matthew Lane (Wayne Farms).