UEP builds for the future

June 11, 2020

The 8th Annual UEP Future Leaders Conference (FLC), rescheduled to 2021, was to take place this week at Fair Oaks Farms, IN. Like previous conferences, the UEP staff had planned an amazing experience. Egg farms …

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AEB announces CEO

May 21, 2020

The American Egg Board has named Emily Metz as president and CEO. Metz is an ag industry veteran with broad experience working in agriculture trade associations and the private sector. “UEP welcomes Emily and her …

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UEP mourns industry leaders

April 9, 2020

Fred Adams Industry trailblazer and the founder of Cal-Maine Foods Inc., Fred Adams, passed away on March 29.  He started Adams Egg Farms in Jackson, MS, in 1957, focusing on poultry and commercial eggs. In 1969, the …

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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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