Students Visit Ohio UEP Member Farm

June 7, 2018

Nature Pure LLC, recently hosted a third-grade class for an afternoon field trip on its farm. Students learned about egg production and processing, hen care, biosecurity and food safety from Sandra and Daniel Lausecker, the …

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Environmental Impact of Food Production

June 7, 2018

A recently published article in Science discussing the environmental impact of food is being used by activist groups to push a vegan agenda. The authors of the article conducted a meta-analysis utilizing data from over …

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Trade Battle Heats Up

June 7, 2018

The past week brought renewed worries of a trade war, as the Trump Administration moved to impose heavy tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union.  A deal to re-work …

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Senate Ag Committee Moves Toward Farm Bill Markup

June 7, 2018

The Senate Agriculture Committee continued work behind closed doors on its version of the 2018 farm bill.   Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) expects the bill markup to take place on June 13.   Based on reports from …

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Additional Cases of Newcastle Disease Found in California

June 7, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed an additional case of virulent Newcastle disease in backyard birds in San Bernardino County, California increasing the total cases to …

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