USPOULTRY Foundation Allocates Funds in Student Recruiting Grants

US - The USPOULTRY Foundation awarded student recruiting grants totaling more than $282,500 to six US universities with Poultry Science departments and 29 other institutions with industry-related programs.
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The Foundation provides annual recruiting and retention funds to colleges and universities to attract students to their poultry programs.

The grants were made possible in part by gifts to the USPOULTRY Foundation from companies, individuals and families, in addition to funds earned over the years at the International Poultry Expo, part of the International Production & Processing Expo.

The six poultry science departments receiving the grants are:

The 29 other institutions with industry-related programs receiving recruiting and retention grants under the Foundation’s Industry Education Recruitment Funding Program are:

Paul Hill, West Liberty Foods, Ellsworth, Iowa, and USPOULTRY Foundation chairman said: "It is imperative that we strive to interest bright young people to study careers in the poultry industry.

"We need astute young managers to join our companies, as they will be the leaders of our industry tomorrow.

"USPOULTRY Foundation recruiting grants play a vital role in encouraging students to enroll in industry-related studies and in becoming future industry leaders of tomorrow."

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