Industry News 9/6/18

September 6, 2018

Politico provides the latest update on the farm bill in “New CBO scores on farm bill could be key.”

UEP president addresses industry shift to cage-free,” reports Chad Gregory’s comments on the transition to cage-free production during the Des Moines Area Briefing published in WattAg.

UEP Member, Midwest Poultry is featured in “Farmers Open the Barn Door to Local Leaders,” which covered the “Bacon and Egg Tour,” in which 30 local leaders toured two livestock farms, published in Hoosier Ag Today.

Iowa State University (ISU) breaks ground to modernize poultry teaching and research,” provides details on the Hamilton Poultry Teaching and Research Farm, scheduled for completion in late 2019.  ISU is also home to the office of UEP VP of Animal Welfare, Dr. Larry Sadler and the Egg Industry Center.

September is Food Safety Education Month.  Click here for videos, graphics, messaging and other resources compiled by Food Safety News.

USPOULTRY is accepting nominations for the 2019 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award.  Learn more about the awards in this press release.

Registration continues for the National Egg Products School, sponsored by the University of Georgia Department of Poultry Science and the American Egg Board.  This biennial, four-day event focuses on eggs and egg products. This year’s school will take place September 10-13 in Athens, GA.   Register here.