Novus Sponsors Poultry Science Student Lunch

Cindy Zimmerman

Keeping with the Novus International dedication to supporting scientific careers, the company this year sponsored the Poultry Scientific Forum student luncheon this year as part of the activities at the International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta. Bob Buresh, North American Technical Services Manager, says the founding societies sponsoring the student events at the forum set up the luncheon a …

Animal Health, Audio, Education, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, Poultry Expo

Novus Endowed Poultry Professorship

Cindy Zimmerman

In 2003, Novus International inaugurated a new Endowed Professorship in Poultry Science at the University of Arkansas and the first recipient was poultry nutrition professor Park Waldroup. Last week at the International Production and Processing Expo, Novus honored professor Waldroup for his work and endowed a new professor with the honor – Dr. Casey Owens, who specializes in Poultry Processing …

Animal Health, Audio, Education, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, Poultry Expo

Novus International Connects at IPPE

Cindy Zimmerman

Despite inclement weather conditions, the 2014 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) this week had more than 24,000 poultry, meat and feed industry attendees from all over the world and 1,148 exhibitors, including our show coverage sponsor Novus International. The theme for Novus at the expo was “Understanding the Connections” according to Samson Li, vice president for global business. “We …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, IPPE, Meat, Novus International, Poultry, Poultry Expo

Propane Worries for Poultry Producers

Cindy Zimmerman

With feed prices lower now than they were in 2012, there is a lot of optimism in the U.S. poultry industry, but now producers are contending with another high input cost – energy. U.S. Poultry and Egg Association president John Starkey says the propane shortage and resulting higher prices are having a great impact on the poultry industry nationwide. “Particularly …

Ag Group, Audio, IPPE, Poultry, Poultry Expo

Novus Celebrates ALIMET Anniversary at IPPE

Cindy Zimmerman

It was 30 years ago this week that the first load of ALIMET® shipped out of the Chocolate Bayou Manufacturing Facility near Alvin, Texas and Novus International was celebrating that at the International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta. As an 88% active source of methionine, ALIMET® feed supplement has become the liquid methionine source most frequently used by …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Audio, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry, Poultry Expo

IPPE Show Goes On Despite Weather

Cindy Zimmerman

The International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) carried on Wednesday in Atlanta, despite the few inches of snow that nearly paralyzed the city. Attendance was still pretty good today considering and with so many flights cancelled lots of people are actually staying longer for the show than they planned. “Our crowd has held up today in spite of very severe …

Ag Group, Audio, Events, IPPE, Poultry, Poultry Expo

North American Meat Unhappy With Farm Bill

Cindy Zimmerman

Members of the North American Meat Association (NAMA) here at the International Production and Processing Expo are disappointed to see that Congress is likely to pass a farm bill this week with no changes to the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) law being challenged in the World Trade Organization by Mexico and Canada. “It needs to be fixed and Congress …

Ag Group, Audio, Government, IPPE, Meat, Trade

Snow Hits the IPPE in Atlanta

Cindy Zimmerman

For those of you who were in Atlanta in 2011 for the American Farm Bureau annual meeting and AG CONNECT expo, you know what Atlanta is like when it gets very rare snow. We have it again here for the International Production and Processing Expo. Restaurants closed, transportation not running, skeleton crews at the conference center, flights cancelled and communication …

Ag Group, IPPE, Novus International, Poultry Expo

Meat Me in @LANTA Chili Winner

Chuck Zimmerman

Because food matters and especially chili on these chilly winter days we bring you the winner of the Meat Me in @ATLANTA Chili competition. He’s Jeff Clark, Ruth’s Chris, who was named Best Overall Chili Winner. The event was held at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) on Tuesday, Jan. 28. The event was sponsored by the U.S. Poultry …

Ag Group, Food, IPPE, Poultry, Poultry Expo