Senate EPW hearing, EPA budget

May 6, 2021

On April 28, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) held a hearing to discuss the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) discretionary funding request for Fiscal Year 2022. The discussion primarily focused on …

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Climate, carbon credits and layers; bad and good news

May 6, 2021

Many egg producers hearing talk about farmers being paid big money for carbon credits want to find a way to sell emissions reductions in these markets. Carbon credits are generated by reducing or mitigating their …

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Farm, environmental groups weigh in on carbon

May 6, 2021

A coalition of farm and environmental groups said USDA should use a carbon bank to test concepts for carbon markets, encourage carbon-friendly farming practices and ensure farmers benefit from carbon credit trading. The Food and …

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Shell Egg Academy

April 22, 2021

The Shell Egg Academy (SEA) is an engagement program that originated from the 2018 Laying Hen National Needs Assessment. A stakeholder advisory board was convened and through a day-long meeting the Shell Egg Academy was …

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Needs assessment survey results

April 22, 2021

Land-grant universities must continue to meet the needs of the table egg industry even as companies face new and unique challenges in today’s business environment. Extension and outreach programming, undergraduate education, and research are all …

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