Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker of the Year Award. Nominations have been extended and will remain open until March 1, 2017.Annually, the Poultry Industry Council recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the poultry industry. The criteria are very broad. Quite simply the award will be presented to an individual who has given outstanding service to the poultry industry over the years. The person may have made a significant and lasting difference or some specific contribution or may simply have vast networks and has maintained these over the years which as a result has moved the industry forward.