Ercanbrack Livestock of Coalville has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Utah Leopold Conservation Award®.
The Utah Farm Bureau Federation will convene its 102nd annual convention, November 15-16, at the Davis Conference Center in Layton, Utah
Your Farm Bureau membership gives you complimentary Platinum 2 discounts with the John Deere Rewards program
Hunger and undernourishment are an unfortunate reality for approximately 795 million people around the world
Cooking more at home is a great way to save money
While many are already looking forward to the Christmas holidays, don’t overlook Thanksgiving and the occasion it provides to reflect on our lives and the much we have been given.
Members of Congress do not know what farmers and ranchers do, and they need to
Farm Bureau Looks Forward to Working with New Congress
Participate in the voting process or someone else will decide who will govern. It’s a reminder – and a warning – to all Americans about the need to vote on Election Day.
13 Western states are calling on the federal government to put in place more effective land management practices and policies.
Throw Out Water Rule, Farm Bureau, Others Tell Texas Court
Livestock Haulers Seeking More Flexible Hours of Service Rules
This has been a difficult year, even before Hurricanes Florence and Michael struck the Carolinas and the Gulf Coast.
U.S. hides are among the casualties of this most recent round of tariffs.
Overcoming Shame, Stigma Key to Addressing Opioid Addiction in Rural Communities
Farmers and ranchers need quality connections to broadband internet, but those connections are hard to find in the countryside.
Whether you are carving a jack-o-lantern grin, roasting the seeds or sipping it in your latte, pumpkin season has arrived for all of us to enjoy.
A healthy environment depends upon good water quality, connectivity of streams, and robust instream and riparian habitats.
The U.S. Department of Interior has issued an order to curb this abuse of basic, democratic processes and to open backroom deals to public scrutiny
Now is the time for producers to evaluate their crop insurance needs and coverage options
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Utah today announced that it is reopening the public call for nominations for four open positions on its citizen-based Utah Resource Advisory Council (RAC).
Bailee Woolstenhulme has recently been hired to work in the state office as an administrative assistant.
Without reliable, third-party verified maps to accurately determine where wireless broadband is accessible, Farm Bureau cautioned against RUS’ plan to base program eligibility on at least 90 percent of households without sufficient broadband access.
No matter what size the farm or ranch, safety is the key to a successful operation and a place for the next generation to keep working
The auction recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, and the legacy of sacrifice, determination and hard work lives on at the auction barn in Salina today.
Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border States Also Available
In the event precipitation amounts within an area fall below the insured level and rainfall index, PRF uses county-based values to make a loss payment to the policyholder.
The petition asks for a five-year exemption from certain HOS requirements for livestock haulers and encourages DOT to work with the livestock industry to implement additional fatigue-management practices.
Whenever all the indicators are pointing in one direction, it is probably time to at least start thinking about what might happen next
The proposed changes, under section 170 of the tax code, would reduce the federal charitable deduction for a donated conservation easement by the amount of a state tax credit.
This declaration allows agricultural producers and others to officially begin the process that may provide access to state or federal resources.
Utah schools, early care sites, hospitals, colleges, community organizations, businesses and more will be celebrating National Farm to School Month and National School Lunch Week by crunching into Utah-grown apples.
Farm Bill Expiration Creates Uncertainty for Agriculture
The House recently passed a Farm Bureau-supported bill that would make permanent several important tax reform provisions that are set to expire after 2025
The need for oversight and reform regarding environmental litigation cannot be overstated
The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), was recently announced and if ratified, will replace the 24-year-old NAFTA.
The award recognizes farmers, ranchers and foresters who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife habitat management on private, working land
The impact of lower prices and weak demand from some key foreign customers will be most widespread as the combines roll and harvest 2018 gets underway
Farm Bureau urges our trade officials to engage in discussions with our trade partners to resolve trade concerns before resorting to tariffs
Farm Bureau members in Washington, D.C. told lawmakers recently that agriculture needs improved labor provisions and an on-time farm bill.
Failure to make these provisions permanent will result in a huge tax increase
Activists have grown rich by suing the government and reaping billions of taxpayers’ dollars – and all in secret.
The webinar is slated for Friday, Sept. 28, 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Central.
Net Farm Income Projection Less Dire, But Debt Forecast Is Worse
Utah Farm Bureau President Ron Gibson appeared on "The County Seat' with Miles Hansen of the World Trade Center of Utah to talk about the impact trade tariffs are having on local farmers & ranchers
USU is conducting a pilot program in cooperation with Livestock Labs, to make sure the cows are as comfortable as possible
Now is a great time to visit farmers markets throughout Utah, with many fruits and vegetables at their peak for freshness and flavor
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has released three new books and two new videos to complement its updated My American Farm game
Unless Congress further delays the Health Insurance Tax, more than 142 million Americans will face a $20.3 billion tax hike on Jan. 1, 2020
While we often refer to strawberries, raspberries and blackberries as berries, they are actually aggregate fruits.
Visit www.Grainger.com/FarmBureau to see the power of your Farm Bureau discount
Per capita consumption of fluid milk was a record-low 18 gallons per person in 2016
The third week of September has been recognized as National Farm Safety & Health Week
You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them
While no one should eat unsafe food, consider these strategies to minimize food waste
The agricultural community has been eager to learn exactly how USDA would authorize up to $12 billion in trade aid
There is often confusion over what exemptions apply for agriculture burns
The legislative clock will be counting quickly down to the scheduled mid-October break ahead of the elections in November
Farmers and ranchers need open markets to increase demand and prices for farm products
Our social license to our livelihoods – our right to farm – is being commandeered by the children and grandchildren of those who chose to leave farms to work in air-conditioned offices
Farmers and ranchers in 13 Western states are calling on the federal government to put in place more effective land management practices and policies
While the package is welcome relief from the battering farmers and ranchers are taking in the ongoing trade war, the real solution is more export markets for U.S. agricultural goods
No trade deal is perfect, however, there is room for improvement, especially in provisions that affect U.S. fruit and vegetable growers
Like the trail boss sitting on his horse and scouting out the future for his cattle, we too in Farm Bureau as part of the food industry can have a terrific view and role in filling each and every plate at every meal.
With the retaliatory tariffs in place right now, the U.S. is charged 26 percent for wheat imports that are in quota, and 90 percent for wheat imports that are out of quota
The United States has an estimated $59,500 gross domestic product per capita and an average most favored nation tariff rate of 5.2 percent for agricultural products
Cut down your grass and the time you spend on your yard with John Deere
Farm Bureau is concerned because 26 states are “now in the dark as to how WOTUS rule will be implemented”
Imagine trying to connect science, technology, engineering and mathematics as it relates to modern agriculture
Visitors to the popular Museum of Science & Industry in Chicago recently had the opportunity to meet real farmers
The release of the Agriculture Department’s Land Value Survey earlier this month held relatively few surprises at the headline level.
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture recently introduced updated Agriculture & the Environment middle school lessons.
To kick off #30DaysofDoing be sure to join the hour-long Twitter party on Tuesday, Aug. 28, starting at 9 p.m. Eastern.
AFBF is hosting a Facebook Live webinar on Aug. 29 to help farmers and ranchers learn about available marketing options for managing price risk
The Agriculture Department’s Aug. 13 Crop Progress report revealed that 70 percent of the U.S. corn crop is in good-to-excellent condition
The program provides $30,000 in scholarship funds to study agriculture with more than 10 scholarships
Innovative food and agriculture entrepreneurs compete for $145,000 in startup funds.
Nothing screams the good times of summer more than a flame-grilled hamburger.
Utah is known for its beautiful mountains and the fact that we consume mountains of ice cream. Any day is a good day for ice cream in Utah!
A nationwide injunction was issued on an Environmental Protection Agency rule that delayed the implementation of the 2015 Waters of the United States rule
The continuing trade war between the U.S. and China is like a game of ping pong
States can assume authority to issue permits for earth moving in and around regulated waterways, wetlands and land that sometimes channels water
Through the farm bill, lawmakers can provide the certainty of farm programs that offer price and revenue protection
Farm Bureau, in partnership with Farm Credit, has opened online applications for its 2019 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge.
The two largest farming groups in the United States today called for swift passage of the farm bill by a congressional conference committee.
Price declines have farmers searching for which farm bill tools can help mitigate the impacts of trade tensions on their financial bottom line.
The existence of a trade deficit is not evidence of bad trade agreements, unfair trade practices or a lack of American competitiveness.
Stop getting impromptu showers with Gilmour’s new on/off flow control sprinkler
The House recently approved a Farm Bureau-supported measure that will help close rural America’s digital divide.
The American Farm Bureau recognized 15 farm and ranch women leaders -- including southern Utah's Sherrie Lou (Staheli) Tate -- as graduates of the organization’s 12th annual Women’s Communications Boot Camp.
HIT has increased health insurance costs by imposing a levy on the net premiums of health insurance companies, which is passed on to consumers.
But for every action, science tells us there is a reaction.
Does Protecting Species Have to be a Zero-Sum Game?
Utah Farm Bureau President Ron Gibson has made a series of media interviews recently regarding the impact trade tariffs are having on Utah farm and ranch families, the Utah ag economy, and the unsure future going forward.