Input Needed on Egg Laying Industry Needs Assessment

November 29, 2018

Dr. Darrin Karcher, Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences at Purdue University, has put together a national needs assessment to ascertain the education and research needs of the U.S. egg-laying industry.   The results of this research …

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SELEGGT Announces Breakthrough for In-Ovo Sexing

November 29, 2018

SELEGGT announced the organization has developed a market-ready process for gender identification in hatching eggs.  SELEGGT is a joint venture of the German grocery chain REWE, the Dutch technology company HatchTech B.V., and the University …

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USDA, FDA Agree on Lab-Grown Meat Oversight

November 29, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration reached agreement on how lab-grown meat and similar products should be regulated, the agencies announced. In a joint statement, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue …

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UTIA Names Xin as New Dean for AgResearch

November 29, 2018

Dr. Hongwei Xin has been named as the new dean for AgResearch at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) effective May 2019.  He currently serves as the assistant dean for research in the …

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Biosecurity is Essential During Fall Migratory Season

November 8, 2018

With the migration of wild birds in progress across the U.S., UEP reminds all poultry owners to use extra vigilance ensuring compliance of biosecurity practices and monitoring of flocks. Several resources from UEP, USDA, and …

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