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Sanderson’s Monroe accedes to chairmanship

Steve Monroe, manager of export sales at Sanderson Farms in Laurel, Miss., has been elected chairman of USAPEEC for 2016-17.

Monroe succeeds outgoing Chairman Jim Wayt, managing director of Intervision Foods in Atlanta. His election came Thursday during USAPEEC’s annual meeting at Lake Tahoe, Nev.

As chairman, Monroe will head the 30-member USAPEEC Board of Directors, which sets policy and gives direction to

See more in the June 22 edition of MondayLine or Press Releases section.

Trade mission planned to Cape Town, South Africa

USAPEEC is planning a trade mission to Africa in September for members to meet with reputable traders from several countries.

The mission, funded by the United Soybean Board, will be in Cape Town from Sept. 10-16. Members will have one-on-one meetings with representatives from companies from Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo and South Africa.

Also, USAPEEC will lead a tour of retail stores and wholesale facilities in the Cape Town area so members can assess market needs.

See more in the June 22 edition of MondayLine.

Viruses still pose potential threat to industry

The potential threat from global viruses to U.S. agriculture is growing, and that includes the poultry and egg industry, Dr. John Clifford of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service told members attending the USAPEEC Annual Meeting in Lake Tahoe last week.

“The risks are becoming greater,” said Clifford, the chief trade advisor for veterinary services with APHIS’ National Import Export Services staff.

Clifford was among several preeminent speakers who made presentations
during the meeting’s general session.

See more in the June 22 edition of MondayLine.

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