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Conference on the Future of the U.S. Egg Industry Slated
USAgNet - 10/10/2012

Following this past year's success, The Future of the U.S Egg Industry Conference is returning to the education schedule at the 2013 IPPE.

The program is co-sponsored by USPOULTRY and the United Egg Producers and will analyze the economic, environmental, and global impact and challenges of the U.S. egg industry as presented by experts in the field. The conference is $100 for all Expo attendees.

Professor Hans-Wilheim Windhorst, economist at International Egg Commission, will discuss the Global Impact of Animal Health Welfare Legislation.

Chad Gregory, senior vice-president of United Egg Producers, will provide an Update on Egg Bill - Federal Legislation.

Tom Early, vice president for Agralytica Consulting, will give a presentation on the Economic Impact of Egg Legislation, and Tom Hebert, Managing Director of Bayard Ridge Group, will present on Environmental Issues and Regulations Facing the Egg Industry.

Additional topics will include Producers Perspective: Enriched Colony Cage Eggperiences; Traceability: On-farm, Transportation and Processing; and Footprint of the Egg - Dramatic Progress Past 50 Years.

The 2013 IPPE, one of the world's largest poultry, feed, and meat industry events, will be held from January 29-31, 2013, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The Future of the U.S. Egg Industry Conference is scheduled for Thursday, January 31, from 8:30 a.m. - Noon. The conference agenda can be viewed at www.ipe13.org.

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