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USPOULTRY Supports Student Recruiting


In a November 8th release, USPOULTRY announced recruiting grants totaling $297,850 through the Foundation.  A total of $200,000 was allocated to six universities with poultry science departments including the University of Arkansas, Auburn University, University of Georgia, Mississippi State University, North Carolina State University and Texas A&M. 


Twenty universities and institutions in 14 states shared $97,000. Recipient institutions include community colleges and universities traditionally providing education resources for minority and rural communities. Recruitment funding is intended to encourage undergraduates to consider the poultry industry as a career option


Michael Levengood, Chairman of the USPOULTRY Foundation stated, “Our industry needs talented young people to see all the amazing and varied career paths offered in our industry so they can make the choice to become our leaders of tomorrow.”  He added, “USPOULTRY Foundation recruiting grants are essential to help colleges and universities encourage students to enroll in poultry industry-related studies.”