The program was developed for young professionals between the ages of 21-29 who work for companies involved in meat and poultry production and processing, or production of animal/poultry feed. As part of the program, selected applicants will receive education and training in each person's respective industry.
Applicants must be employed by an active member of American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), American Meat Institute (AMI) or US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). Applications are due Oct. 15, 2013, and no more than two applicants from a single member organization may be submitted.
A panel of industry professionals will review the applications, and selected program participants will be notified by Nov. 15, 2013. Selected applicants will receive a full, complimentary registration to IPPE, which is scheduled for Jan. 28-30, 2014, in Atlanta. Additionally, the program will provide two complimentary nights of lodging.