USPOULTRY’s 2018 Environmental Management Seminar will provide a constructive learning opportunity for industry professionals involved in their company’s environmental protection efforts. Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the seminar will be held Sept. 20-21, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Fla.

“Water quality, stormwater, wastewater, air emissions and regulatory compliance are all issues that poultry and egg industry environmental managers face daily. The planning committee has worked diligently to provide relevant speakers that will address the most current and pertinent environmental issues affecting today’s industry,” said Michele Boney, committee chairperson, West Liberty Foods LLC.

The program, developed by industry environmental leaders, will include a Washington / Regulatory Update; Peracetic Acid Effects on Wastewater Treatment; Water Quality Standards and TMDL Developments; Renewable Projects: Biogas Collection Systems Case Study and Water Re-Use / Contact A New Pretreatment Technology Case Study on Saturated Air Flotation; Sustainability: EMS and Data Collection Systems; and much more. USPOULTRY will also present its 2018 Clean Water Awards, and those winners will present virtual tours of their facilities.


Members of the planning committee included: Warren Howe, Woodruff & Howe Environmental Engineering; Seth Walters, Simmons Foods Inc.; Stephanie Shoemaker, Sanderson Farms Inc.; and Rian McMorris, Sanderson Farms Inc. Jeff Carroll, Wayne Farms LLC, Alex Sullivan, Fieldale Farms Corporation; Michele Boney (committee chairperson), West Liberty Foods LLC; Wes Spray, Rose Acre Farms Inc.; and Dwayne Holifield, Sanderson Farms Inc.

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