Scott and Thompson to lead House Agriculture Committee

December 10, 2020

Last week, House leadership announced committee chairs for the 117th Congress. Representative. David Scott (D-GA) was selected to be the next Chair of the House Agriculture Committee with Representative Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA) as Ranking …

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Egg industry economic impact tops $34B in U.S.

December 10, 2020

The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, United Egg Producers, National Chicken Council and the National Turkey Federation released an updated economic impact study on December 2. The study highlights the poultry industry’s positive impact on …

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APHIS Announces $14.4 Million to Protect Animal Health

December 10, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is awarding $14.4 million to 76 projects with states, universities, and other partners to strengthen U.S. programs to protect animal health. This …

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UEP calls for ag, food workers to be vaccine priority

December 10, 2020

UEP and other agricultural and food industry groups joined together to call on the Trump administration, the Biden transition team and the nation’s governors to prioritize food and agricultural workers in making COVID-19 vaccines available. …

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UEP files price gouging amicus brief

December 10, 2020

During its October 15 meeting, the UEP Board voted to file an amicus brief pertaining to a price-gouging lawsuit in Kentucky.  UEP Counsel Chris Ondeck led a team of members and lawyers to write a brief …

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