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No AGOA for South Africa if poultry ban continues?

Will South Africa continue to receive preferential trade benefits under the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) even while the nation imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of U.S. chicken?
 Will South Africa continueto receive preferential trade benefits under the Africa Growth and OpportunityAct (AGOA) even while the nation imposes anti-dumping duties on imports of U.S.chicken?  
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Forecast

Disease, population, costs influence poultry outlook in next decade

A growing population will demand more poultry meat and eggs, while producers will be challenged with controlling disease among flocks and managing elevated input costs.
A growing population will demand more poultry meat and eggs in the next decade, while producers will be challenged with controlling disease among flocks and managing elevated input costs.
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POULTRY INDUSTRY RESEARCH & RECRUITMENT

USPOULTRY doubles funding for industry research and recruitment

U.S. Poultry & Egg Association President John Starkey talks with WATT PoultryUSA about programs that fund research and attract young talent to the poultry industry.
 U.S. Poultry & Egg AssociationPresident John Starkey talks with WATTPoultryUSA about programs that fund research and attract young talent tothe poultry industry.
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Top Poultry Companies database expanded, updated and improved

With new features, more companies and fresh information, WATT’s exclusive database of the world’s leading broiler, egg and poultry is more valuable than ever.
WATTGlobal Media continues to expand its listing of the world’s top poultryproducers with information on more than 1,000 companies worldwide. 
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Whole wheat in turkey diets promotes gut health

Results also indicated that dietary dilution with wheat did not reduce weight gain or feed efficiency
A recent study investigates the effects of a moderate dilution (up to 22.5 percent) of turkey diets with whole wheat using 900 male turkeys that were allocated to five dietary treatments. Results indicated that dietary dilution with wheat promotes gut health and did not reduce weight gain or feed efficiency.
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POULTRY'S PERCH

EPA seeks to redefine waters of the US

The Environmental Protection Agency seeks authority over intermittent streams, ponds and isolated wetlands, some of which have no recognizable ties to larger bodies of water.
The Environmental Protection Agency seeksauthority over intermittent streams, ponds and isolated wetlands, some of whichhave no recognizable ties to larger bodies of water.   
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Trade

Export forecast up for 2014 due to poultry products growth

Poultry, bovine meats account for 80 percent of additional trade to 2022.
By 2022, world meat exports are forecast by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to grow by 19 percent or 1.6 percent annually, a slowdown compared to the previous decade when exports grew by 4.3 percent per year from 2003-12. Nonetheless, growth in meat trade over the next decade will be driven by poultry meat and bovine meat exports, which together will comprise 80 percent of the additional trade from 2013-22. 
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Forecast

Projections for global poultry, egg markets as world population grows

Demand for poultry products will increase in developing countries as production slows.
Higher demand for poultry meat and eggs around the world in the next decade will largely be driven by income growth and rapid population growth in the BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China, and generally other developing regions. A growing population with changing diets will require more animal proteins overall in the near future, but at a higher cost than in the previous decade with input costs rising and production slowing.
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