USSEC participated in the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia from January 26-28.
At a luncheon hosted by USSEC, Dr. Armando Mirande gave a presentation titled, “High or Low Path: What are the True Costs of Avian Influenza?”.
The USSEC delegation included United Soybean Board (USB) director Robert White; American Soybean Association (ASA) director Brooks Hurst; American ASA director Steve Yoder; Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR & PC) director Jim Call; Minnesota Soybean Growers Association (MSGA) director Mike O’Leary; USSEC Marketing Director – Animal Utilization/Meal Pam Helmsing; USSEC Project Manager – Animal Utilization/Meal Abby Rinne; USSEC Stakeholder Relations Manager Will McNair; USSEC Stakeholder Relations Coordinator Eric Gibson; and USSEC Logistics Specialist Bernadette Brinkley.
In addition to the luncheon, the team represented the U.S. Soy industry at the USSEC booth and escorted regional trade teams.
The 2016 IPPE convention brought together more than 1,250 exhibitors and 30,000 visitors. The show focuses on innovation, education, global reach and networking and is regarded as the largest annual trade show for the poultry, meat and feed industries.