The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research is offering up to $6 million in prizes for developing technologies that can quickly determine the sex of layer chick eggs before they hatch, saving the egg industry billions of dollar annually.
The government’s Consumer Price Index and Producer Price Index reports are forecasting a 6-to-7 percent increase in egg prices for consumers this year and a 36-to-37 percent price increase for producers.
Missouri and a group of allied states have launched another legal battle to get rid of California’s egg-marketing regulations, only this time they’ve filed directly with the Supreme Court and with more ammunition.
The fifth round of negotiations to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement wrapped up yesterday in Mexico City, and poultry was one of the newest agricultural issues up for debate over the past seven days of talks, thanks to new U.S. proposals.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 – Egg and pork producers are vowing to fight a California ballot initiative proposed by the Humane Society of the United States and other animal rights groups that would require egg-laying hens to be cage-free by 2022 and prohibit the use of gestation crates for sows.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2017 – USDA is easing some restrictions on what products families participating in the WIC program in Texas can buy as the full range of eggs, bread and fluid milk products are in short supply in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey