Welcome to Poultry Expo 2010

Cindy Zimmerman

The 2010 International Poultry Expo/Feed Expo is getting underway here in Atlanta with associated conferences today, including the Poultry Scientific Forum, Pet Food Conference and Animal Agriculture Environmental Sustainability Summit. Our sponsor, Novus International, is hosting a seminar/luncheon for expo attendees entitiled “Historical Perspectives in Poultry Feed Management,” presented by Dr. Steve Leeson from the University of Guelph. About 200 …

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Novus Sponsors Poultry Expo Coverage on Agwired

Cindy Zimmerman

For the second year in a row, Novus International is sponsoring coverage of the International Poultry Expo (IPE) here on Agwired. This is a huge event for the poultry industry, with about 20,000 attendees, but it really doesn’t get much in the way of “mainstream” ag media coverage, so we are pleased to be able to be there for those …

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New in the Novus Line-Up

Cindy Zimmerman

A new line of products going to bat from Novus International for the poultry industry is CIBENZA feed additives and other Novus enzyme and probiotic products. The coach for this special team is product manager Dr. Nasser Odetallah. Nasser comes from Amman, Jordan, where he earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from University of Jordan specializing …

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All Star Prize Package

Cindy Zimmerman

Novus International has been gathering entries for an “all-star” prize package ever since their first event at the International Poultry Expo way back on Tuesday at lunch. That’s when I took this photo of Novus team members Tricia Beal and Lorraine Magney collecting the entry forms. The package itself has all kinds of fun goodies in it – including an …

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Columbian Poultry Success Story

Cindy Zimmerman

As the name implies, the International Poultry Expo is a global event that attracts poultry industry professionals from around the world. I had the pleasure of meeting Jorge Bedoya, president of the Columbian Poultry Industry Association, at the U.S. Soybean Export Council booth and got to talk with him about how soybean producers in this country have helped grow the …

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Poultry Industry Outlook

Cindy Zimmerman

2008 was a year the poultry industry would rather forget, but the outlook for 2009 is brighter, according to Tom Hensley, president of Fieldale Farms in Baldwin, Georgia. He presented “The Industry Outlook: An Executive Management Perspective” at the International Poultry Expo this morning. Hensley is optimistic about this year. “You can’t be in the chicken business unless you’re an …

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Coaching the Novus Team

Cindy Zimmerman

The key to a winning baseball team is a good coach and if Novus International was a baseball team, executive vice president of marketing and sales Giovanni Gasperoni would be that coach. “Novus was born in 1991, so we celebrate our 18th anniversary this year,” Gio told me in an interview today. “When I came to the states in 1995, …

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Seventh Inning Stretch

Cindy Zimmerman

It could be, it might be – it was a home run for Novus International’s Jeremy Lutgen and Michael Whitmer, shown here playing an interactive video baseball game during the Novus reception at the International Poultry Expo. It was a great seventh inning stretch after a long day in the trade show trenches for everyone. Tomorrow will be the big …

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