Poultry Grading Fee Overview

October 3, 2019

USDA Bulletin USDA, AMS, Livestock & Poultry Program (L&P) rates for poultry grading services will increase October 1, 2019, as listed in a May 1, 2019, Federal Register notice.  Scheduled (resident) grading will be $62 …

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More Companies Reporting Cage-Free Progress

October 3, 2019

Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) recently released its third annual EggTrack report. The report tracks and reports on the progress of 128 of the 270+ companies that have made cage-free commitments in the United States. …

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USDA Announces $20 Million Purchase of Eggs, Egg Products

October 3, 2019

The Agricultural Marketing Service will buy up to $20 million of shell eggs and frozen whole eggs as part of USDA’s trade mitigation program, the agency formally announced this week. The purchase, which had been …

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‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day

September 19, 2019

‘Eggsellent’ Health Benefits is Theme of World Egg Day World Egg Day is October 11 and this year the global campaign will focus on five key benefits of eggs. Eggs are among the most nutritious …

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Ethanol Waiver Policy Could Change

September 19, 2019

Controversy continues to swirl around waivers granted by the Environmental Protection Agency that exempt some small refineries from meeting biofuel requirements. Corn farmers and ethanol companies oppose the so-called “small refinery waivers” because they have …

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