News and analysis on the global poultry
and animal feed industries.
Barbara Jenkins

Barbara Jenkins

For information about U.S. Poultry & Egg Association and the USPOULTRY Foundation’s Youth Outreach Program, contact Barbara Jenkins, Vice President, Education and Student Programs,



Recruiting the next generation of poultry professionals

The US Poultry & Egg Association is sponsoring programs to teach young people about the poultry industry and hopefully increase interest in working in the field.
In order to meet staffing challenges, the chicken industry must make itself more attractive to young people graduating from both four-year colleges and technical schools.
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US poultry industry must attract young managers

The U.S. poultry industry must step up its game to remain competitive in hiring bright, young, technologically savvy future leaders.
As baby boomers retire,the U.S. poultry and egg industries recognize that attracting youth isessential; we must highlight our industry to the best young minds.
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