James Adams, Wenger Feeds, was elected chairman of the board of directors USPOULTRY. The board meeting was held during the International Poultry Expo, part of the 2013 International Production & Processing Expo. He previously served as vice chairman. Adams was presented with the gavel by 2012 chairman, Mark Waller. 


A native of Pennsylvania, he received his bachelor’s degree in poultry technology and management and a master's in business administration, both from Penn State University. Adams joined Wenger Feeds in 1980 and has worked in a variety of responsibilities in egg production, feed manufacturing, transportation, purchasing, and sales and marketing. He is currently president and CEO of Wenger Feeds. He has served on the USPOULTRY board of directors since 2002.