Where the Money Goes

Here are just a few of the innovative ways several universities have used the grants to promote recruitment and retention.

Poultry Science Program Support

University of Arkansas
• High School Visits
• Kindergarten through 5th Grade Incubator Demonstrations
• Annual Poultry Youth Conference

Auburn University
• FFA Poultry Career Development Events
• Promotional Materials (T-Shirts, Koozies)
• Recruiting BBQ and Ag Round-Up Event

North Carolina State University
• Poultry Science Summer Institute for High School Students
• Youth Poultry Awards
• Spend a Day at State Program for High School Seniors and Juniors

University of Georgia
• 4-H and FFA Poultry Events
• Poultry Science Avian Adventures Summer Program
• Young Scholars Program CAES Showcase

Mississippi State University
• High School Student Chicken Dinners
• Junior College Recruitment

Texas A&M University
• Poultry Judging Team
• Poultry Institute for Youth

Industry Education / Recruitment

California State University – Fresno
• Assisted in development of Poultry & Egg Curriculum DVD

Cal Poly State University
• Assisted in development of Poultry & Egg Curriculum DVD

Modesto Junior College
• Poultry Field Day Contest

Penn State University
• Youth Poultry 101

Stephen F. Austin State University
• Creation of Poultry Science brochure