Poultry Grower’s Disease Control Workshops Planned
Keeping Disease Off of the Poultry Farm
June 11, 2015

Three similar chicken grower workshops to help growers keep diseases from their farms will be held on Thursday June 11 at three Delmarva locations. These meetings are part of the chicken industry’s preparations in the event deadly avian influenza makes its way to Delmarva. This event is hosted by the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension and the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension, in cooperation with Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. and the Delaware Department of Agriculture.

Click here for details on times, sites, and registration.

Eight Students Awarded DPI College Scholarships

Eight Delmarva students interested in a career in Delmarva’s chicken industry have been awarded $1,500 each through the DPI College Scholarship Program. They are among nearly two dozen students who applied. This is the largest number of scholarships awarded in one year through the DPI program.

Read about each recipient by clicking here.

Congratulations and best wishes to these fine students.

New Video Shows How Chickens are Processed
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The video takes a behind-the-scenes look at today's high-tech, highly efficient poultry processing plants and highlights the food safety and sanitation practices employed by the modern poultry industry.
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Help Fund College Scholarships – Play Golf On June 17

Registration has opened for the June 17, 2015 DPI College Scholarship Golf Tournament to raise money for local students interested in a career in Delmarva's chicken industry.

The two-flight tournament at the Green Hill Country Club, just seven miles west of Salisbury, Maryland, is a bargain at just $90 per golfer.

Click here for details.

About DPI

DPI is the nonprofit trade association working for the continued progress of the meat chicken industry in Delaware, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

In existence since 1948, DPI's members include more than 1,000 farm families raising chickens, five companies producing birds on Delmarva, and hundreds of chicken company employees, hundreds of allied industry suppliers of products and services, and Delmarva-based, non-chicken businesses that recognize the important work DPI does to keep the local chicken industry strong.

Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc.
16686 County Seat Hwy.
Georgetown, DE 19947-4881
(302) 856-9037


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