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. Egg farmers provide excellent care for their hens, produce safe, nutritious …

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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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EPA Seeks Nominations for Federal Advisory Committee

November 21, 2019

The US EPA announced earlier this month that it will be reconstituting its Federal Advisory Committee on agricultural issues, and is asking for nominations for committee members. The Farm, Ranch, and Rural Communities Committee (FRRCC) …

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McCarthy Named CEO of NRDC

November 7, 2019

Gina McCarthy, EPA administrator, 2013 to 2017, was named CEO of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).  She has a long history of working in government environmental agencies and is known for a pragmatic approach …

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Supreme Court to Address Maui Clean Water Act Dispute

November 7, 2019

The town of Lahaina in Maui has become the center of a Clean Water Act (CWA) dispute that is tremendously important to agriculture, and the case will be heard by the Supreme Court this week. …

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