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24th Annual National Egg Quality School
Hotel RL, Salt Lake City, UT
May 22 to May 25, 2017

AGENDA

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Monday, May 22

8:30 a.m. REGISTRATION
Coffee sponsored by L&R Farms, Inc. and Country Charm Eggs, LLC

9:00 a.m. Welcome to Utah
Utah Department of Agriculture
Commissioner LuAnn Adams

9:15 a.m. ORIENTATION AND INTRODUCTION

9:30 a.m. LECTURE I – “Eggs 101 Video”
American Egg Board

9:45 a.m. LECTURE II – “Formation of the Egg”
Dr. Kenneth Anderson, North Carolina State University

10:15 a.m. BREAK
Sponsored by Cal-Maine Foods with coffee by Tosca

10:35 a.m. LECTURE III – “The Nutritious Egg”
Rachel Bassler, Egg Nutrition Center

11:35 a.m. BUZZ SESSION

11:50 p.m. LECTURE IV – “Hen Health and Egg Quality”
Dr. Yuko Sato, Iowa State University

12:15 p.m. DIRECTOR’S LUNCH
Sponsored by Arkansas Egg Council with dessert by CCF Brands – Great Day
Foods

1:15 p.m. LECTURE V – “Hen Nutrition and Egg Quality”
Dr. Darrin Karcher, Purdue University

1:45 p.m. LECTURE VI –
Dr. Gerardo A. Ramirez, USDA FDA

2:15 p.m. LECTURE VII – “Exterior Quality Factors”
Mr. Ben Cockfield, USDA/AMS/Poultry Programs

2:40 p.m. LABORATORY I – “Exterior Egg Quality Determination - Laboratory”

3:30 p.m. BREAK
Sponsored by Weaver Eggs with beverages by Hartmann North America

3:50 p.m. LECTURE VIII – “Reducing Shell Damage”
Dr. Paul Patterson, Penn State University

4:40 p.m. BUZZ SESSION AND REVIEW OF DAY
DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Tuesday, May 23

6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast sponsored by Midwest Poultry Services
Coffee sponsored by Coast Packaging Co. and Creighton Brothers LLC

8:00 a.m. LECTURE IX – “Cleaning Eggs and Conserving Egg Quality”
Dr. Kenneth Anderson, North Carolina State

8:50 a.m. LECTURE X – “Hen Housing – A Holistic Approach”
Dr. Darrin Karcher, Purdue University

9:30 a.m. BREAK
Sponsored by Oakdell Egg Farms with coffee by Morning Fresh Farms and
Colorado Egg Producers

9:50 a.m. LECTURE XI – “Biosecurity, Hen Health and Egg Safety”
Dr. Yuko Sato, Iowa State University

10:30 a.m. BUZZ SESSION

10:50 a.m. LECTURE XII – “Secure Egg Supply”
Dr. Carol Cardona, University of Minnesota

11:20 a.m. LECTURE XIII – “Promoting the Incredible Egg”
Ms. Jacinta LeDonne, American Egg Board

11:50 a.m. Make Your Own Omelet Lunch
Sponsored by Opal Foods LLC with dessert by Cooper Farms, Inc.

1:00 p.m. LECTURE XIV – “Interior Egg Quality”
Mr. Ben Cockfield, USDA/AMS/Poultry Programs

1:30 p.m. LABORATORY II – “Interior Quality Determination – Laboratory”

2:30 p.m. LECTURE XV – “Egg Processing Plant Sanitation - SSOP’s and GMP’s”
Dr. Deana Jones, USDA/ARS

3:15 p.m. BREAK
Sponsored by Center Fresh Group, with beverages by ORKA Food Technology, Ltd.

3:35 p.m. LECTURE XVI – “Introduction to HACCP”
Dr. Deana Jones, USDA/ARS

4:05 p.m. LECTURE XVII – “Overview- Current Egg Industry Issues”
Mr. Oscar Garrison, United Egg Producers

4:50 p.m. BUZZ SESSION AND REVIEW OF DAY

6:30 p.m. GROUP DINNER - Egg Handler’s Romp
Sponsored by Rose Acre Farms, Univar USA and Eggland’s Best

Wednesday, May 24

6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast sponsored by MOBA
Coffee sponsored by McGroup, LLC

8:00 a.m. LECTURE XVIII – “Rodent and Fly Monitoring and Control – Meeting HAACP Requirements”
Dr. Mike Darre, University of Connecticut

8:45 a.m. LECTURE XIX – “Environmental and Egg Testing Procedures”
Dr. Paul Patterson, Penn State University

9:30 a.m. BREAK
Sponsored by Sanovo Technology USA and Hidden Villa Ranch/Nest Fresh Egg

9:45 a.m. LECTURE XX – “Controlling SE – What’s Available?”
Dr. Mike Darre, University of Connecticut

10:30 a.m. BUZZ SESSION

10:45 a.m. LECTURE XXI – “Combining all Quality Factors into Grades” and “Consumer Weight Classes”
Mr. Ben Cockfield, USDA/AMS/Poultry Programs

11:15 a.m. LABORATORY III – “Combining all Quality Factors into Grades - Laboratory”

12:15 p.m. GROUP LUNCH
Sponsored by Prairie Star Farms with dessert by Kuhl Corporation

1:30 p.m. LECTURE XXII – “Eggs and Food Borne Disease”
Dr. Deana Jones, USDA/ARS

2:15 p.m. LECTURE XXIII – “Federal and State Labeling Requirements”
Dr. Paul Patterson, Penn State University

2:45 p.m. GROUP PICTURE AND BREAK
Sponsored by Hickman’s Family Farms with beverages by ISE America

3:30 p.m. LECTURE XXIV – “Egg Products Inspection Act” vs. “USDA Voluntary Grading Programs”
Mr. Ben Cockfield, USDA/AMS/Poultry Programs

4:00 p.m. LECTURE XXV – “Dispelling Myths About Eggs”
Dr. Deana Jones, USDA/ARS

4:30 p.m. BUZZ SESSION AND REVIEW OF DAY

DINNER ON YOUR OWN

7:00 p.m. REVIEW SESSION

8:00 p.m. SECTION STUDY
LABORATORY OPEN
FACULTY CONSULTATION

Eggs used in the Laboratories sponsored by Oakdell Egg Farms, Fassio Egg Farm and Shepherds Poultry

Thursday, May 25

8:00 a.m. WRITTEN AND PRACTICAL EXAM
Coffee sponsored by Veterinary & Poultry Supply, Inc.

“STUDENTS MUST TAKE AND PASS THE EXAM AT THIS TIME TO EARN A CERTIFICATE OF PROFICIENCY”
NOON SCHOOL ENDS