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Will President Trump's
plans to exit or
renegotiate trade
agreements benefit or
hurt US poultry industry?
Source: Poultry Confidence Index survey 2017

Hurt

Don't know

Benefit

Neither benefit/hurt

20%

37%

20%
23%
PCI respondents were spilt in
their opinions about the likely
impact of Trump's trade policies.
ecutive order to limit immigration,
with 34 percent saying it would hurt
the U.S. poultry industry.
Those with neutral views on the
question focused on the specific countries targeted by President Trump's
executive order saying the industry
employs few from these geographies.
They also emphasized the employment

of only legal workers, not illegal immigrants or undocumented workers.
A loss of labor, especially unskilled workers, was thought by others to have a more hurtful impact.
Some of these individuals included
all of agriculture in their assessment, rather than just poultry, while
others thought restrictions could
"drive up labor costs."

Poultry industry split over
Trump's trade positions
When asked about the impact
of plans to exit or renegotiate trade
agreements on the U.S. poultry
industry, over one-third said they
didn't know, with the remaining
evenly spread across the beneficialhurtful continuum. 
Those on the positive side cited
"negotiations that were not in the
best interest of the U.S." as well as
"noncompliance by trading partners." Those on the negative side
thought any slowdown in exports
or possible trade retaliations would
have harmful effects. ■

Greg Rennier, Ph.D., is president of Rennier Associates Inc. To contact
Rennier, email greg@rennierassociates.com.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of WATT PoultryUSA - May 2017

TOC
Editor's Comments: Poultry’s fresh opportunity in local chicken, turkey
WATTAgNet news
US poultry industry weighs in on Trump presidency
Journey’s Steve Perry goes from turkey farm to rock hall
6 strategies to increase retail poultry sales in 2017
100TH YEAR SERIES: Future of poultry welfare: What producers should expect
Antibiotic-free animal feed production grows worldwide
How to improve broiler feed effi ciency beyond genetics
Product Review
Market Place
Ad Index
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WATT PoultryUSA - May 2017 - Cover1
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WATT PoultryUSA - May 2017 - TOC
WATT PoultryUSA - May 2017 - Editor's Comments: Poultry’s fresh opportunity in local chicken, turkey
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WATT PoultryUSA - May 2017 - WATTAgNet news
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WATT PoultryUSA - May 2017 - US poultry industry weighs in on Trump presidency
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WATT PoultryUSA - May 2017 - Journey’s Steve Perry goes from turkey farm to rock hall
WATT PoultryUSA - May 2017 - 6 strategies to increase retail poultry sales in 2017
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WATT PoultryUSA - May 2017 - 100TH YEAR SERIES: Future of poultry welfare: What producers should expect
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