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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Senators Welcome Vilsack Back

February 4, 2021

Former Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack appeared poised to assume that role again, as Senators praised him at his confirmation hearing on February 2. A few hours after the hearing, the Senate Agriculture Committee voted …

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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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