Remembering Bill Owens’ legacy

March 12, 2020

Bill Owens, a UEP founder and egg industry leader, will always be remembered for his legacy in the egg industry. In 1956, after serving in the army, Owens returned to his hometown of Dahlonega, Georgia, …

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Why attend the Shell Egg Academy?

February 20, 2020

Check out this video to see Dr. Darrin Karcher, assistant professor of animal sciences at Purdue University, explain why the Shell Egg Academy (SEA) is an important learning opportunity. The Shell Egg Academy runs April …

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Hendricks promoted to national shell egg supervisor

February 20, 2020

Jeff Hendricks has been selected as the National Shell Egg Supervisor for USDA Agriculture Marketing Services Livestock and Poultry program (AMS L&P).  In this role, Hendricks will lead all policy/regulatory development activities for grading, certification, …

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AEB CEO announces plans to step down

February 20, 2020

Anne Alonzo, AEB’s president & CEO, is resigning effective mid-April 2020. In a letter to AEB board members, Alonzo said, “Please know that it was an extraordinarily difficult decision to reach—I genuinely love my team, …

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USPOULTRY announces funding for Egg-Tech prize

February 6, 2020

On January 29, USPOULTRY and the USPOULTRY Foundation announced $200,000 in sponsorship funding for two poultry research projects. The sponsorship is in partnership with the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) and will leverage …

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