FSF introduced at congressional event

February 20, 2020

Farmers for a Sustainable Future (FSF) formally introduced the coalition to legislators, staff and media at an event on Capitol Hill on February 19. FSF was formed in 2019 to educate Congress and the general …

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Bennett speaks on sustainability at UEP Board meeting

February 6, 2020

Ryan Bennett, executive director of the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE), and the affiliated International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA) provided an overview of both organizations at the UEP board meeting on January …

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An egg’s journey from hen to home

January 17, 2020

UEP farmer-members are egg farmers, many led by multiple generations, and proudly represent about 90 percent of all egg production in the United States. In 2002 UEP introduced the UEP Certified program. These standards for …

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Crafting sustainability programs in the field

January 9, 2020

The farmer cooperative approach UEP is a member of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives (NCFC), which recently published a Field Guide for Farmer Cooperatives’ Sustainability Programs. The Field Guide explains why an operation might …

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