The seventh annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will be held during the 2015 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY), this timely program will provide viewpoints from industry and agriculture experts on sustainability and why it matters to the animal agriculture industry, as well as how to communicate efforts to consumers, suppliers and industry stakeholders.

The half-day program is $100 for all registered IPPE attendees.

The 2015 Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will include a presentation by Dr. Marty Matlock, professor, Department of Biological and Agriculture Engineering, University of Arkansas, on Sustainable Agriculture – What Is It and Why Do We Need It? Dr. Hongwei Xin, professor, Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, will review Advancements of the U.S. Egg Industry Over the Past 50 Years. Jamie Burr, environmental stewardship manager, Tyson Foods, will discuss the National Pork Board’s Pig Production Environmental Footprint Calendar – Lessons Learned.


The Summit will conclude with a ceremony to recognize and present honors to winners of USPOULTRY’s 2015 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award.

The IPPE, the world's largest annual poultry, feed and meat industry trade show, will be held January 27-29, 2015. The Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit is scheduled for Tuesday, January 27, 2015.