USDA seeks nominations for GCC

February 8, 2024

USDA is soliciting nominations of people to serve on the National Poultry Improvement Plan’s General Conference Committee (GCC). USDA seeks to replace three regional members and alternates from the North Atlantic, East North Central, Western …

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USDA & DOE to host series of Virtual Listening Sessions on American farms

January 4, 2024

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are spending large sums of money to support the development of “clean energy” projects in agricultural and rural areas. The USDA and DOE …

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News from Washington

April 27, 2023

House Agriculture Committee holds hearing on animal disease Last week, the House Committee on Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry held a hearing on USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) animal disease …

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UEP weighs in on plant-based milk alternatives

April 27, 2023

Plant-based products that imitate animal products should be required to disclose their nutrient shortfalls and be labeled “imitation,” UEP said in comments filed with the Food and Drug Administration. FDA is taking comments on a …

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Washington updates

February 23, 2023

Senate Agriculture Committee holds hearing on nutrition programs On Feb. 16, the Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing to discuss nutrition programs as it prepares for the upcoming farm bill. Members of both parties noted …

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