Washington D.C Appropriations update

August 3, 2022

On July 28, the Senate Appropriations Committee released its twelve FY23 appropriations bills. The nearly $1.7 trillion fiscal year 2023 appropriations package includes the appropriations bill for the USDA and FDA, which provides discretionary funding …

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Schumer and Manchin reach an agreement on reconciliation bill

August 3, 2022

On July 27, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced an agreement with Senator Joe Manchin on H. R. 5376, “Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.” The bill would provide $369 billion in climate-related provisions, including $1 …

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Why should egg producers care about corn and soy herbicide use restrictions?

August 3, 2022

Pending herbicide use restrictions may significantly increase layer operations’ greenhouse gas (GHG) footprints. About 70% of many modern layer operation’s lifecycle GHG footprints are the emissions associated with the production of the corn and soybeans fed …

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APHIS to change indemnities

August 3, 2022

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) plans to propose changes to its rules for indemnities to producers affected by animal diseases such as avian influenza. The agency has submitted a work plan …

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Industry News 7/13/22

July 13, 2022

The Egg Industry Center released a technical summary of its report on EPA draft emissions models. A related article, “EIC report questions EPA’s air emissions draft models,” was published in the June 30 United Voices. The …

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