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Thursday, December 15th: Michigan State University poultry extension specialist Dr. Darrin Karcher joins the Sustainability Task Force as the team’s animal welfare expert. Dr. Karcher promotes poultry education among the commercial poultry industry, small flock producers and youth agricultural groups. His research focus is management practices, skeletal issues, and nutrition related to the layer industry. […]

Sparboe–USDA Certified

Sparboe Farms is the first egg producer in the nation to develop science-based animal welfare production guidelines verified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Processed Verified Program (PVP). The USDA Process Verified Program uses the International Organization for Standardization’s ISO 9000 series standards for documented quality management systems as a format for evaluating program documentation, ensuring […]