Why should egg producers care about corn and soy herbicide use restrictions?

August 3, 2022

Pending herbicide use restrictions may significantly increase layer operations’ greenhouse gas (GHG) footprints. About 70% of many modern layer operation’s lifecycle GHG footprints are the emissions associated with the production of the corn and soybeans fed …

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Ag must pay attention to SEC Proposed GHG Reporting Requirements

May 25, 2022

As reported in UEP’s last newsletter, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)  published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on April 11. The rule requires any company issuing stock for sale in public U.S. capital …

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UEP Joins in amicus brief for Sackett WOTUS lawsuit

April 7, 2022

UEP has joined with 12 other agricultural organizations in a brief to the Supreme Court in the Sackett case involving what are Waters of the US (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act (CWA).  That brief …

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Possible new EPCRA rulemaking concerns animal agriculture

March 10, 2022

In a surprise move, without any notice or discussion with U.S. animal agriculture groups, EPA collaborated with environmental groups in 2021 to reconsider its 2019 rule that excluded air emissions from animal manure from the …

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Fire Prevention and Mitigation on Farm in the Egg Industry

February 3, 2022

Barn fires are horrific events, threatening both human and hen life and causing significant financial damage. Though the incidence of layer barn fires does not appear to be higher than those in other animal agriculture …

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