President’s budget re-prioritizes ag funding

June 3, 2021

After a lengthy delay, President Biden released the details of the administration’s F.Y. 2022 budget request. The $6 trillion budget complements the investments proposed through the American Jobs Plan and the American Families Plan. Significant …

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UEP joins other agriculture groups on tax letter

May 20, 2021

Last week, UEP joined several agricultural groups in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The letter outlines the …

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President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

April 8, 2021

Last week, President Biden released the details behind the American Jobs Plan. The $2 trillion plan includes providing 100% broadband coverage, rebuilding roads and water systems, and encouraging the agricultural sector to lead the shift …

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American Rescue Plan requires egg purchases

March 18, 2021

President Biden signed a massive $1.9 trillion COVID relief package called the American Rescue Plan Act. Among its many provisions is a $3.6 billion mandate to purchase agricultural commodities, some of which are required to …

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UEP monitors UN Food Systems Summit

March 4, 2021

The United Nations Secretary-General will convene a Food Systems Summit in September 2021 as part of the UN’s Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The summit is being heavily influenced by organizations that …

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