Washington DC Updates

May 5, 2022

Biden proposes $500 million to address food shortages related to the Ukraine crisis On April 28, the Biden Administration sent Congress a $33 billion supplemental spending request to address the ongoing Russian conflict in Ukraine. …

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Dietary Guidelines revision kicks off

May 5, 2022

The federal government began the process of revising the Dietary Guidelines for Americans by releasing a draft set of scientific questions,  and public comments will be taken until May 16. UEP will file comments, as …

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UEP joins other groups; requests SEC extend comment period on rule requiring reporting of climate emissions

May 5, 2022

UEP joined with 117 national and state agricultural groups in a letter asking for a 180-day extension of the comment period on a recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rule published in the Federal …

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EPA to implement CAFO inspections in PA pending funding for farmer assistance

April 21, 2022

On April 18, US EPA announced a two-stage Clean Water Act inspection plan for Pennsylvania, taking effect in 90 days, to support more aggressive adoption of nutrient loss reduction practices by the state’s farmers in …

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Industry News 4/7/22

April 7, 2022

The Chair of UEP’s Scientific Advisory Committee, Dr. Janice Swanson, speaking at the 2022 Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention, addressed issues raised by producers in “The US cage-free transition – what’s unknown,” published by WattPoultry.com. Herbruck’s …

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