Iowa State University recently received a $1,050 student recruiting grant from the USPOULTRY Foundation. The check presentation was made by Paul Hill, chairman of West Liberty Foods and USPOULTRY board member. Accepting the check was Dr. Michael Persia, professor for Iowa State University, along with several Iowa State University students. 

"The students at Iowa State University are excited to utilize these generous funds to learn more about leadership within the poultry industry," remarked Dr. Persia.

The USPOULTRY Foundation board recently approved student recruiting grants totaling more than $183,000 to the six U.S. universities with poultry science departments and 14 other institutions with industry-related programs. The Foundation provides annual recruiting funds to colleges and universities to attract students to their poultry programs.