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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AMS egg purchases more than triple from 2019

October 22, 2020

The USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) finished the fiscal year with more than twice as much spending on eggs and egg products as in 2019 and more than four times the volume of shell eggs. …

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USDA doubles egg purchases

September 10, 2020

With about a month to go in the fiscal year, the USDA has already purchased more than twice as many combined pounds of eggs and egg products as in all of fiscal year 2019, and …

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