2022 USPOULTRY Environmental Management Seminar to Highlight Regulations, Sustainability, Outstanding Performance


USPOULTRY’s 2022 Environmental Management Seminar will address issues that poultry and egg environmental managers face daily: water quality, wastewater, air emissions, sustainability and regulatory compliance. Sponsored by USPOULTRY, the seminar will be held Sept. 22-23, at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Destin, Fla.

“Environmental managers have multiple issues to deal with on a daily basis,” said Stephen
James, director of environmental engineering for Pilgrim’s, and planning committee chairman. “This year’s seminar provides a range of content that will prove useful to a variety of audiences, including those involved in wastewater, sustainability, plant operations, as well as on-farm operations. We are also excited to honor the winners of the 2022 Clean Water Award.”

The program, developed by industry environmental leaders, will include an overview of
USPOULTRY Environmental Training Resources; A Washington Review; A Regulatory Update; NPDS Industrial Stormwater Permit Update; Residuals Management: DAF/SPN Land Application Challenges and Nutrient Recovery Opportunities in SPN and PFAS Update; Revisiting Water Re- Use; Sustainability: Reporting / Emissions Scope 123 / Customer Surveys / Supplier Relations; an Odor Assessment Case Study; and much more.

Members of the planning committee include Michele Boney, West Liberty Foods; Jessica
Culbert, Koch Foods; Dwayne Holifield, Sanderson Farms, Inc.; Warren Howe, Woodruff & Howe Environmental Engineering, Inc.; Stephen James, Pilgrim’s, and program committee chairman; Brian Kiepper, University of Georgia; Bill Knapke, Cooper Farms Inc.; Joseph Miller, Rose Acre Farms Inc; Coleson Rakestraw, Simmons Foods Inc.; and Stephanie Shoemaker, Sanderson Farms Inc.

To learn more and register for the 2022 USPOULTRY Environmental Management Seminar, click here or visit www.uspoultry.org.