17 AUG

Thank you to Annual Conference Sponsors to date:

Diamond Club Level  $2750
Agrecom, Inc.; Aviagen North America; Boehringer Ingelheim; Cobb-Vantress, Inc.; Darling Ingredients; International Paper; Phibro Animal Health; Wells Fargo Bank

Gold Club Level  $1500
Alltech; Aviagen Turkeys / Select Genetics; Elanco Animal Health; Foster Farms; Haley Farms Inc.; Huvepharma; Maple Leaf Farms West; Marel, Inc; Pactiv; Petaluma Poultry; Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care; Valley Fresh Foods Inc.; Veterinary Service Inc.

Silver Club Level $1000
Alpha Inc. + Chore Tine Inc.; Big Dutchman; Diamond V; DiBudui & DeFendis; Diversified AG; J.S. West & Companies; Jones-Hamilton Co; Lubing Systems LP; Merck; Morris & Associates; Safe Foods Corporation; Shepard Bros. Inc.; Squab Producers of California; Strand Ag Supply; Silvercote Insulation; Volk Enterprises; Wildenberg Farms, INC.; Zacky Farms

17 AUG

2018 CPF Annual Conference September 20-21 in Monterey, CA

The California Poultry Federation (CPF) Annual Conference and Meeting will be held at the Monterey Plaza Hotel in Monterey, CA on Thursday, September 20th. A buffet lunch on the outdoor patio will be held at 11:30 a.m. prior to the Conference. The Board Meeting is Friday, September 21st, beginning at 8:30 a.m., with breakfast for attendees before the meeting at 7:30 a.m.

Each year we appreciate the generous sponsors who make this meeting happen. We are asking for your support once again as a sponsor of this important event for the California poultry industry. This conference represents a great networking opportunity for you and your business. This two-day event will allow you to meet and talk with all the major players in the California poultry industry. Our sponsorship levels remain very affordable when compared to other industry organizations.

The three levels of sponsorship for you to consider are: Diamond Club, $2,750 donation; Gold Club, $1,500 donation; and Silver Club, $1,000 donation. Diamond Club Sponsors will be honored at the banquet and all other Sponsors will be honored during our annual breakfast. Your names and photographs will be published in our newsletter and in special brochures designed to say “thank you” for supporting California’s poultry industry.
Online Registration and Sponsorship!
Please click on the links below for the online Conference Registration Form and the Conference Sponsor Form.
Click here to Register Online (This will link to the Registration Form)
Click here to Sponsor Online (This will link to the Sponsorship Form)
For questions about the conference, please contact Sandy Pohl  in the CPF office at (888) 822-4004.
17 AUG

120 animal ag groups push Senate on disease response plan

A total of 120 groups representing animal agriculture are leaning on Senate farm bill conferees to fully fund a National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program. In a letter to Senate conferees, the groups argue that an outbreak of a foreign animal disease, such as foot and mouth disease (FMD) or avian influenza (AI), “has the ability to cripple the entire agricultural sector and create long-lasting ramifications for the economic viability of U.S. aquaculture, livestock and poultry production.”  Read more

15 AUG

56th Annual Good Egg Breakfast on October 11, 2018

Order your tickets now for the 56th Annual Good Egg Breakfast! This yearly event helps provide scholarships to Modesto Junior College students. As always, made-to-order omelets are the featured item and the Good Egg Award will be presented to a friend of the industry. The breakfast is sponsored by California Poultry Federation, Pacific Egg and Poultry Association, Stanislaus County Farm Bureau and the Modesto Chamber of Commerce and is held at the DoubleTree Hotel in Modesto.  Click here for a flyer with more information, or contact Sandy at CPF (209) 576-6355 or sandy@cpif.org.

10 AUG

Are meat companies giving shoppers too much information?

Consumers increasingly desire transparency in the meat they buy, but suppliers are having a hard time figuring out how much information is too much, according to The Wall Street Journal. Shoppers want to know where their chicken, beef and pork came from, how it was raised, what it was fed, and more. According to a recent Packaged Facts survey, 58% of consumers say they’re more concerned about the treatment of chickens, pigs and other food animals than they were a few years ago.

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10 AUG

FSIS Notice: Disposition instructions for “woody breast” and “white striping” poultry conditions

This notice reissues instructions previously issued in FSIS Notice 35-17, Disposition Instructions for “Woody Breast” and “White Striping” Poultry Conditions, to continue to provide disposition information for conditions occurring in the breast muscles of broiler chickens referred to as “Woody Breast or “White Striping.” Upon issuance of this notice, Public Health Veterinarians (PHVs), Inspectors-in-Charge (IICs), Front Line Supervisors (FLSs), and Supervisory Consumer Safety Inspectors (SCSIs) as appropriate are to correlate with inspection program personnel (IPP) on how to identify and verify that poultry establishments are removing trimmable inflammatory tissues that may be associated with these conditions. Read more

07 AUG

Updated Poultry Biosecurity Information Manual now available

The 2015 Biosecurity Information Manual and self-assessment checklist have been updated and posted to the www.poultrybiosecurity.org website!  Please check out the Biosecurity Information Manual and the Self-Assessment Checklist.  The manual has been updated to complement the language found in the NPIP Biosecurity Principles Program Standards. This website also has training videos, training materials and handouts in English and Spanish.