1944 - 2018
Péter Földi, 75, has passed away Monday, August 27th, 2018, following a long-term serious illness. He was Consultant and before the General Secretary of the Hungarian Poultry Product Board.
After his graduation as agricultural engineer on the Agricultural University of Gödöllő he was working in various positions on the experimental farm of the University for 10 years. From 1980 to 1995 he worked at the Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture, between 1991-1995 as Head of Department. From 1995 he was the General Secretary of the Hungarian Poultry Product Board and the secretary of the Association of the Hungarian Layer Hybrid Breeders and Egg producers. From 2010 he was consultant for the Hungarian Poultry Product Board.
He was member in the Poultry Department of the Hungarian Veterinary Association. He was one of the editors of the Hungarian Poultry magazine as well. He represented Hungary at the International Egg Commission (IEC) for years. This organisation awarded him with a special prize in 2007.
He was the Secratary of the Hungarian Branch of the World’s Poultry Science Association (WPSA), and he was Treasurer of the EUWEP and EEPTA as well for years.
He was given several state, ministerial and sectoral awards such as “For Hungarian Poultry Sector” award (2016) , “Újhelyi Imre” (2011), and „Életfa” award (2013),. when he was 70.