UEP members attended annual legislative visits

May 16, 2019

Published in WattAG, By DEVEN KING ,  May 16, 2019 Topics of discussion included immigration, food labeling, animal health and checkoff funding Farmer members of United Egg Producers (UEP), held their annual legislative visits in Washington, D.C., …

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Egg industry joins food labeling discussion

May 16, 2019

Photo: Sen. John Cornyn, R., Texas, met May 16, 2019 with United Egg Producers as well as representatives from Idalou Egg Ranch and Feather Crest Farms to discuss issues such as animal health, food labeling …

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House Judiciary Schedules Ag Immigration Hearing

April 4, 2019

This week, the House Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing to address the ongoing lack of a reliable workforce for production agriculture and ag processing.  The Committee continues to hear from organizations including UEP that the …

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Midwest Ag Businesses Targeted in ICE Raid

August 16, 2018

A recent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid arrested 133 workers for illegally working in agricultural businesses in Nebraska and Minnesota.  Fourteen business owners and managers were also arrested for fraud, wire fraud, and …

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Guest Worker Bill Introduced in the House

July 25, 2018

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Representatives Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Lamar Smith (R-Texas), Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), Dan Newhouse (R-Wash.), Michael Conaway (R-Texas), and Ken Calvert (R-Calif.) introduced the bipartisan AG and Legal Workforce …

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