President’s budget re-prioritizes ag funding

June 3, 2021

After a lengthy delay, President Biden released the details of the administration’s F.Y. 2022 budget request. The $6 trillion budget complements the investments proposed through the American Jobs Plan and the American Families Plan. Significant …

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UEP joins other agriculture groups on tax letter

May 20, 2021

Last week, UEP joined several agricultural groups in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. The letter outlines the …

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Senate to reintroduce Growing Climate Solutions Act of the 116th Congress

April 22, 2021

Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) reintroduced the Growing Climate Solutions Act this week. The bill establishes a Greenhouse Gas Technical Assistance Provider and Third-Party Verifier Certification Program to …

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House Ag Republicans introduce climate action legislation

April 22, 2021

Last week, Republicans in the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture introduced legislation to address climate change through agricultural incentives and are asking for a review of the 2018 Farm Bill’s climate initiatives. Republicans say they …

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President Biden’s American Jobs Plan

April 8, 2021

Last week, President Biden released the details behind the American Jobs Plan. The $2 trillion plan includes providing 100% broadband coverage, rebuilding roads and water systems, and encouraging the agricultural sector to lead the shift …

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