USPOULTRY Foundation Awards $24,910 Grant to Texas A&M

USPEA presents check to TAMU Poultry Science

(left to right):
David Elbel, Feather Crest Farms; James Grimm, Executive VP, Texas Poultry Federation; Dr. John Carey, Professor; Dr. Jimmy Keeton, Interim Head of the Department of Poultry Science at Texas A&M University; Brian Barrett, President, Feather Crest Farms and USPOULTRY board member; and Dr. Morgan Farnell, Associate Professor.

TUCKER, GA – Texas A&M University recently received a student recruiting grant from the USPOULTRY Foundation. Accepting the check in the amount of $24,910 was Dr. Jimmy Keeton, Interim Head of the Department of Poultry Science. The presentation was made by Brian Barrett, President, Feather Crest Farms and USPOULTRY board member.

“The generous support provided by the USPOULTRY Foundation enables the Department of Poultry Science to recruit and retain exceptional students through programs and activities that are student focused, promote all facets of the poultry industry, and provide learning opportunities over a broad spectrum of topics. It is our goal to prepare students in such a manner that they not only succeed, but also become leaders in this global industry,” Keeton remarked.

The USPOULTRY Foundation board recently approved student recruiting grants totaling more than $160,000 to the six U.S. universities with poultry science departments and 15 other institutions with industry related programs. The Foundation provides annual recruiting funds to colleges and universities to attract students to their poultry programs.

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is an all-feather organization representing the complete spectrum of today’s poultry industry, with a focus on progressively serving member companies through research, education, communication, and technical assistance. Founded in 1947, U.S. Poultry & Egg Association is based in Tucker, GA.

                     

 

Tiffany Mensah  :  Communications Specialist
phone: 770.635.9057 |  fax:  770.493.9257 1530 Cooledge Rd | Tucker, GA 30097   |  www.uspoultry.org

 

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