Dr. Carey Receives USPOULTRY Lamplighter Award

Dr. John Carey (left), professor for the Department of Poultry Science at Texas A&M University, received the USPOULTRY Lamplighter Award at the International Poultry Expo, part of the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo. He was presented with the award by Dr. John Glisson, vice president of research for USPOULTRY.

Dr. John Carey received the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association’s annual Lamplighter Award at the International Poultry Expo, part of the 2017 International Production & Processing Expo. He was one of three individuals who were honored with the award. The award pays tribute to individuals for “sustained and exemplary service” to the poultry and egg industry.

Dr. Carey is a professor for the Department of Poultry Science at Texas A&M University. He has also served as an extension program leader and Department Head in the Department of Poultry Science. John received his Ph.D. from Kansas State University. He also holds a BS from Kansas State University and a MS from South Dakota State University. He was named a Fellow of the Poultry Science Association in 2014 for a career devoted to poultry research, teaching, extension, administration or the poultry industry. John is also a past president of the Poultry Science Association, in addition to serving in other roles for the organization.

“We value the commitment and support of this year’s Lamplighter Award recipients,” said Paul Hill, West Liberty Foods, Ellsworth, Iowa, and outgoing USPOULTRY chairman. “They have enthusiastically dedicated themselves to contributing to the poultry industry, and we sincerely appreciate their service to the industry.”

Congratulations Dr. Carey!

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U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) 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. Founded in 1947, USPOULTRY is based in Tucker, Ga.
Contact: Gwen Venable, 678.514.1971, gvenable@uspoultry.org

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