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
The Utah Beef Council is seeking applicants for three at-large council members
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.
The American Farm Bureau Federation, in partnership with Farm Credit, recently opened online applications for its 2019 Farm Bureau Ag Innovation Challenge. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds.
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”
Federal regulators are asking the public for strategies to change how non-dairy imitation products are labeled.
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.
The Trump administration recently announced a $12 billion relief package to help farmers who are struggling under the weight of trade disputes.
The Agriculture Department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service officially ends data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture on July 31.
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John Deere is sponsoring the distribution of 300 kits, each containing one copy of the Foundation’s 2018 Book of the Year, “John Deere, That’s Who!
Feeding Minds Press is excited to reveal the cover of it first title, “Right This Very Minute,” which explains to kids how their food makes it to the table.
Many farms will lose money and even go out of business entirely if the growing trade war continues
Puerto Rican farmers are working hard to get back on track, with recovery expected to take years. But there is hope.
China is expected to use the equivalent of nearly one-third of every acre of soybeans harvested in the world
Extraterritorial jurisdiction is the legal ability of a government to exercise authority beyond its normal boundaries.
Parrish discussed agriculture’s need for permanent repeal of the WOTUS rule.
UFBF President Ron Gibson talks about the impact of trade tariffs on Utah and American agriculture
Don’t miss out this summer! Enjoy the open road with a Budget rental using your Farm Bureau discount
In May, we reported on accumulated losses of U.S. soybean sales to China that seemed to coincide with trade announcements
Farm income was already off by half compared to four years ago, with debt levels rising—hardly a strong position for agriculture going into this trade war.
USDA Secretary Perdue announced that agricultural producers affected by wildfires in 2017 now may apply for assistance to help recover and rebuild their farming operations
Ford Bonus Cash benefit program for Farm Bureau Members
Farm Bureau placed an ad in the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game program about the importance and unpredictability of the agriculture industry.
Farmers & ranchers are very concerned about what’s going on in the trade arena
U.S. farmers and ranchers exported a record $12.3 billion of agricultural products to 174 countries during May 2018, up 15 percent from 2017
American Farm Bureau recently asked a federal court to dismiss a legal challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Applicability Date Rule.”
The Congressional Budget Office’s May 2013 Baseline for Farm Programs projected farm program spending over a 10-year period at approximately $978 billion.
Largely government-owned grazing lands would be much worse off without private sector caretakers who work to maintain federal and state lands
Continuing to emphasize best management practices will continue to help protect bees
The ESA discourages voluntary practices and targets farmers and ranchers rather than working in partnership with them
The benefits of GMOs don’t stop at the farm. GMO crops can help to reduce food waste and combat under-nourishment around the world.
We could not be happier this ugly chapter in governmental overreach has come to an end
You’re here for a reason. You have something to share with the world. Have you discovered what it is?
The Supreme Court’s ruling that states have the authority to require retailers to collect and remit sales taxes on remote internet sales is a victory for Main Street retailers and local stores
Some of America’s biggest trading partners are retaliating against the Trump Administration’s aluminum and steel tariffs with tariffs of their own.
Know a Utah farmer, rancher or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources? Nominate them for the 2018 Utah Leopold Conservation Award®.
Congressional lawmakers are expected to soon head to conference to iron out the differences between the House and Senate legislation
Quarterly Disappearance Also Record-High
America’s farmers and ranchers love our country, and we’re proud to grow and raise the bounty we bring to the table for this celebration that goes from sea to shining sea
Farm Bureau’s informal survey reveals the average cost of a summer cookout for 10 people is $55.07, or $5.51 per person.
Recently introduced bills address some of the unique challenges of transporting agricultural products and livestock.
A new day, a new retaliatory list.
Farmers and ranchers are looking forward to Senate action on its version of the farm bill.
Farm income is at the lowest level in more than a decade
Consumers are increasingly curious about their food. We want to know what’s in our food and how it is produced. We are interested in the latest food and dietary trends.
Farmers have fought hard to protect their ability to utilize this technology both in the U.S. and around the world.