USA, Atlanta, Georgia. The ninth annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will be held during the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta. The Summit, sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, will focus on communicating the animal agriculture sector’s sustainability efforts with consumers, suppliers and industry stakeholders. The Summit is a half-day program and will be held Tuesday, 31 January, 2017. The program is free for all registered IPPE attendees.
Topics to be covered include: What is sustainable agriculture and how do you demonstrate it; Collaborating with famers to advance the sustainability of their farm; an industry success story on achieving zero landfill status; striving to become more sustainable – establishing value chain partnerships to grow purina’s sustainability culture; and agriculture and the chesapeake bay: Working together for profitable agriculture and healthy waters. The Summit will end with a ceremony announcing the winners of USPoultry’s Family Farm Environmental Excellence Awards for 2017.
IPPE is a collaboration of three trade shows – the International Feed Expo, International Poultry Expo and International Meat Expo – representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. The event is sponsored by the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, American Feed Industry Association and the North American Meat Institute. This Association is the all-feather organization representing the complete spectrum of today’s poultry industry, whose mission is to progressively serve member companies through research, education, communication and technical assistance.