October 3, 2019
The first Shell Egg Academy provided participants with a comprehensive overview of relevant topics for live hen production and egg safety.
Organized by Dr. Darrin Karcher, Extension Poultry Specialist from Purdue University, poultry scientists and other industry experts focused on issues and subject matter important to the attendees who work in the egg industry. Hands-on instruction on environmental sampling techniques and egg grading were part of the coursework. Participants received certification after completing an exam at the end of each session.
The Shell Egg Academy (SEA) was created as a result of the Shell Egg National Needs Assessment conducted in Fall 2018.
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