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Beaver County Farm Bureau

Beaver County Farm Bureau
Beaver County Agriculture

Farm Bureau Leadership

 President:  Brandon Yardley (brandon.yardley@gmail.com)
 Vice President:  Don Noyes (donnoyes@scinternet.net)
 Secretary/Treasurer:  Bret Bradshaw (bradshaw.bret48@gmail.com)
 Women's Leadership & Promotion & Education:  Jennifer Marshall (sidneysc73@yahoo.com)
YF&R:  Alex & Jaycee Mayer (alex.mayer009@yahoo.com)
 Membership & Safety:  Kade Coombs (amberkc09@gmail.com)

BEAVER COUNTY FACTS

Area: 2,592 square miles

Population: 6,443

County Seat: Beaver City

Origin of County Name: from Beaver River, so called because of the many beaver once found there

Economy: livestock, transportation, trade

County Website: Beaver County

Beaver County is located in west central Utah and is 90 miles in length from east to west and 30 miles wide from north to south, with an area of 2,568 square miles. It is crossed by a number of short mountain ranges oriented generally on a north-south axis. 

The climate is temperate and not subject to either extreme heat or cold. There are four well-defined seasons. The sun shines an average of 320 days each year. Precipitation averages 11.65 inches annually in Beaver Valley and 8.5 inches in the Milford area. Snowfall and wells provide additional water, which is always a scarce resource, except in the Upper Beaver Canyon. In Beaver Valley, June 10 generally marks the end of late frosts, while September 25 is generally the first of the early frosts.  Average growing season is 106 days, and the mean temperature is 47 degrees F.

AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS

Beaver County Agricultural Statistics (2017 Census)

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References:  ilovehistory.utah.gov, nass.ufda.gov, and bestplaces.com