Changes to USDA Commodity Purchasing

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More in line with commercial practicesOrders due March 5Consumer pack, roasts, hams, and deli breasts Program announced in April 2007 Delivery July through DecemberBulk turkey continued to be purchased twice a month. Long-Term Contracts

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Changes to USDA Commodity Purchasing

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1. Changes to USDA Commodity Purchasing Dennis Pearson Chief, Commodity Procurement Branch Poultry Programs USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service

2. COMMODITY PROCUREMENT –TURKEY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENTS COMMODITY PROCUREMENT –TURKEY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENTS

4. COMMODITY PROCUREMENT –TURKEY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENTS COMMODITY PROCUREMENT –TURKEY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENTS

5. Performance-Based Contracting for Diced Chicken Program suspended in 2003 due to bones Since then - - Quality Control Plans required - Corrective action plans required when rejections or complaints New Initiatives - Developing program that would rank suppliers and establish thresholds to exclude firms - Complaints - Bone defects - Late deliveries

6. Market Conditions and Funding Restrictions

7. Challenges For Poultry and Eggs Escalating feed prices High energy prices Declining returns Slow U.S. economic growth Uncertain consumer confidence Source: WAOB, Poultry ICEC, drafted by Joel Greene

8. Dollars Spent/Pound ~ Turkey Roasts 2003 - 2008

9. Purchases of Consumer Pack, Roasts, Hams, and Delis

10. Funding per Year 1998-2008

11. New Products Poultry & Egg Small Turkey Hams Livestock Beef Special Trim 95% Lean Patty Pilot Program (Connecticut/Arizona)

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