RALEIGH — The North Carolina Poultry Federation held its fourth quarter board meeting at the NC State University Club on Dec. 20. Special guests participating were Dr. Paul Lunn, Dean of the NCSU Vet School and Dr. Eric Gonder of Butterball who gave an update on the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP).
Honorary board members Dr. Mike Williams, head of the NCSU Prestage Department of Poultry Science; Dr. Sarah Mason of NCDA&CS; Jan Kelly, Executive Director of the NC Egg Association; Kim Decker, NCDA&CS; and Henry Jones of Jordan Price Law Firm each gave reports or updates.
New board members Joe Steed of Perdue Farms, who is representing the NC Breeder Hatchery Association, and Wes Hall of Sanderson Farms were welcomed by NCPF President Dan Peugh and Executive Director Bob Ford.
Prior to the general session, the Executive Board met with Phil Greer of Lewis Advertising to strategize the 2014 advertising/promotional campaign.