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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California Confirms H5 LPAI in Ducks

May 9, 2019

Newcastle Battle Continues Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed in a flock of 9,500 breeding ducks in Monterey County, California. The virus, the H5 serotype, was found as the result of routine surveillance, …

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AMS Announces Grading Fees, Proposes Changes

May 9, 2019

The Agricultural Marketing Service has announced 2019 fees for voluntary grading programs and proposed changes in how fees are assessed. The new fees will be effective in October. The regular scheduled (resident) rate will increase …

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Census of AG: Fewer, Bigger Farms

April 18, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled the 2017 Census of Agriculture, providing a wealth of new data on production agriculture in the United States.  Since the last census in 2012, both the number of farms …

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