Poultry Seminar will Highlight Environmental Management

Press Release by Issuing Company

Monday, February 13th, 2012

The 2012 Environmental Management Seminar will highlight the current developments in environmental management, equipment, processes and regulations to ensure that poultry environmental managers stay up to date in their efforts to assure a quality environment. Sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, this year’s conference will be held March 7-8, at the Doubletree Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.

“Environmental protection continues to be a crucial priority for our industry,” said program committee chairman Joe Miller, Rose Acre Farms. “As good environmental stewards, it is our mission to confront the challenges that influence environmental management and take advantage of new technology and current management techniques. This seminar will provide the latest and most relevant information on environmental management and protection practices.”

The program will include a Regulatory/Legal Update; Washington Review, Georgia Stormwater Permit . . . Lessons Learned; Sustainability — Overview and Implementation; Processing Residuals Management; Phosphorus Removal Options; New Technology for Environmental Management; Biological Wastewater Treatment; An Industry Update from Top Management; and Clean Water Award Winner Plant Tours.

Members of the program committee were Brenda Flick, Sanderson Farms;  Jim Walsh, Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute; Eric Lindemann, Fieldale Farms; Warren Howe, Woodruff & Howe Environmental Engineering; Art Riddick, Hazen and Sawyer P.C.; Bill Jamieson, Fieldale Farms; Dr. Brian Kiepper, University of Georgia; Russ Dickson, Wayne Farms; Clint Scroggs, Fieldale Farms; Clay Watson, GNP Co.; and John Reid, Reid Engineering Co.

More information can be obtained on the USPOULTRY web site at http://www.uspoultry.org.

US Poultry