Gates Named New Director of the Egg Industry Center

November 21, 2019

Richard Gates has been named director of the Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University. A professor of agricultural and biological engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign since 2008, Gates previously served 24 years …

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“Eggceptional” Start for Shell Egg Academy

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 …

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Van Zetten Receives Iowa Poultry Association Award

October 3, 2019

Blair Van Zetten, the owner of Fremont Farms II, LLP and Oskaloosa Food Products Corp., received the Iowa Poultry Association (IPA) Hall of Fame award at the organization’s 49th Annual Fall Festival and Annual Meeting …

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‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day

September 19, 2019

‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day World Egg Day is October 11 and this year the global campaign will focus on five key benefits of eggs. Eggs are among the most nutritious …

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Remembering Cobarrubia and Puglisi

September 5, 2019

Tony Cobarrubia worked at Rainbow Farms/Valley Fresh Foods, Inc. for over 40 years, retiring as president.  He was a member of UEP and the Pacific Egg & Poultry Association (PEPA), serving as President in 1984. Donations …

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