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Women's Forum of New York to honor Sanderson Farms

Sanderson Farms will be recognized by the Women’s Forum of New York at its Breakfast of Corporate Champions on November 7, for achieving at least 30 percent female board representation. This benchmark biennial event brings together more than 600 thought leaders and change-makers, including CEOs, Board Directors and government officials, in support of one shared goal – achieving 50/50 gender parity in the boardroom by 2025. 
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Chicken Farmers of Canada and KFC team up

KFC Canada will partner with Chicken Farmers of Canada by featuring the Raised by a Canadian Farmer seal on its products, which demonstrates the commitment of restaurants and grocery retailers who source chicken raised to the highest standards of quality and care by Canadian farmers, of which 100% of KFC Canada’s system supports.
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Senators applaud Kansas City selection for new ERS & NIFA Location

U.S. Senators Pat Roberts (R-Kan.), Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) on June 13 applauded U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s selection of the Kansas City area as the new location for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service (ERS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
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AFIA welcomes Mallory Gaines

The American Feed Industry Association is pleased to announce the addition of Mallory Gaines as its manager of market access and trade policy, effective June 10.
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Auburn names Pilgrim's Education Classroom in appreciation for $500K gift

A teaching space inside the flagship building at Auburn University’s Charles C. Miller Jr. Poultry Research and Education Center is now the Pilgrim’s Education Classroom. The university’s Board of Trustees approved the designation at its June 7 meeting in Auburn in recognition of Colorado-based Pilgrim’s Pride Corp.’s $500,000 gift to support the 30-acre Miller Center complex north of Auburn’s main campus.
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CFO Farming Ops Reps attend Animal Welfare Assessment training

Recently, Chicken Farmers of Ontario’s (CFO) Farming Operations Representatives (FOR) attended an Animal Welfare Assessment training session as an opportunity for continuous learning on animal welfare recognition techniques. The training session was created and held in partnership with the Campbell Center for the Study of Animal Welfare (CCSAW) at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario.
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