Shell Egg Academy Registration Open

August 15, 2019

September 23-26, Crowne Plaza Downtown, Indianapolis, IN The Shell Egg Academy (SEA) is a new program driven by the responses to the Shell Egg National Needs Assessment and developed by Purdue Extension. The SEA goal …

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Trade Conflict with China Heats Up

August 15, 2019

Trade disputes between the United States and China escalated sharply, roiling financial markets and raising questions about whether the decade-long U.S. economic expansion could survive the rounds of retaliation and counter-retaliation. President Trump surprised most …

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H7N3 HPAI Reported in Mexico

August 15, 2019

Four new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) linked to the H7N3 virus variant have been confirmed in Mexico. The disease was detected in two backyard flocks in the states of Vera Cruz and …

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USDA Plan for Farm Bill Funding to Support Animal Disease Prevention and Management

August 15, 2019

This week, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced plans for new animal health activities using funding provided in the 2018 Farm Bill. The bill established a three-part program to support animal disease …

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UEP, Other Influencers Call for Vote on Brashear Nomination

August 15, 2019

UEP is among ten of the nation’s largest and most influential agricultural organizations that have written Senate leadership, calling for an immediate vote to confirm Mindy Brashears as USDA’s undersecretary for agriculture. The organizations say …

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