Aug 28

Butterball has created and implemented new programs that reduced its OSHA Recordable Injury Rate by 87 percent, earning it recognition by National Underwriter Magazine as a winner for its Excellence in Workers’ Comp Risk Management Award. To maintain the caliber of safety that led to this accolade, Butterball has prioritized achieving certification in the OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).

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Aug 24

After the conclusion of his address to attendees of the Oklahoma Conservation Summit this past week, Bill Buckner, president and chief executive officer of the Noble Research Institute, spoke with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays about the Institute’s new formal cooperative relationship that has been established with the other stakeholders of Oklahoma’s conservation community as described in a Memorandum of Understanding that the state’s conservation partners signed just recently. 

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Aug 15

August 15, 2017 DESTIN, Fla. – At the 2017 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry in Destin, Fla., 147 chicken and turkey facilities received safety awards by the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council. The companies were honored in recognition of their outstanding performance through the implementation of innovative and effective employee safety and health programs.

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Aug 10

August 10, 2017 - Atlanta, GA - Leaders from state poultry organizations -- including TPF President Marvin Childers, TPF Business Development Director Ross Dunn,  TPF Missouri Operations John Bryan and TPF Oklahoma Operations Tyler Norvell - met in Atlanta this week to discuss industry trends, issues and best practices. The meeting was hosted by the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association.

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Aug 10

TUCKER, Ga – Aug. 10, 2017 – Dr. Paul Tillman, consulting poultry nutritionist with Poultry Technical Nutrition Services, LLC, was recently recognized with the 2017 Poultry Science Association Distinguished Poultry Industry Career Award, sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). The award was presented during the annual Poultry Science Association meeting in Orlando, Fla., by Barbara Jenkins, USPOULTRY vice president of education and student programs.

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Aug 02

August 2, 2017 – Rogers, AR – During the Live Production Symposium held in Rogers, AR at Embassy Suites NWA, Marvin Childers, President of The Poultry Federation (TPF) revealed to the over 500 attendees the Federation’s newly designed web site.

The Federation’s new web site features a mobile-friendly design, as well as a more intuitive navigation. Other elements of the new site include relevant content that is targeted to users looking for information on upcoming events and how to get more involved with the Federation.

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Jul 28

July 27, 2017 - LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Poultry Federation (TPF) announces plans for the 2017 Live Symposium. Live production personnel and suppliers who support live production of turkeys, breeders, and broilers; and more specifically service technicians and grow-out managers are encouraged to register and attend.

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