UEP President Addresses Industry Shift to Cage-Free

August 30, 2018

Published by WattAgNet.com, By Devon King Chad Gregory discusses if he believes the industry will go cage-free by 2025 pledge dates. “We can’t speculate at this time when and how transition commitments will occur,” he …

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New Avian Influenza Indemnity Rule Finalized

August 14, 2018

Rule requires auditable biosecurity plans to be in place for larger-sized operations to receive indemnity payments. Jacqui Fatka 1 | Aug 14, 2018 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued a …

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APHIS Stakeholder Meeting on March 27 in Atlanta

March 22, 2018

USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced a meeting, Low Pathogenicity Avian Influenza:  A Discussion with Stakeholders.  This will be held on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. …

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Dr. Hongwei Xin Receives Prestigious Award

March 17, 2018

Dr. Hongwei Xin, Environmental Liaison for the UEP Certified Scientific Advisory Committee, has been selected by peers to receive the 2018 Cyrus Hall McCormick-Jerome Increase Case Gold Medal Award.  Established in 1932, this award recognizes …

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Farming in focus, Meet the producers driving change in their industry

February 12, 2018

Published by Poultry Times, January 2018  By:  Melanie Epp As early as 2015 major U.S. retailers, restaurants and food processors, including Walmart and McDonald’s, began announcing that they planned to go cage-free by 2024-25. The …

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