The Department of Transportation has again extended the deadline for agricultural haulers to comply with the electronic logging device mandate.
Farm Bureau held its first-ever virtual County Leader Week last week
Vice President of the United States Mike Pence presented President Donald J. Trump’s National Agriculture Day Proclamation to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today
The reality remains that agriculture lies outside many of the young minds that will make up the future of this nation
A special RFD-TV broadcast focused on the opioid crisis in rural America aired on recently
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt addressed more than 300 Farm Bureau members recently
Congress never meant to include agriculture under these environmental reporting obligations
AFBF on Wednesday asked congressional leadership to support a stakeholder-driven agreement to fix recent tax legislation
The American Farm Bureau supports USDA’s decision to withdraw the misguided Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule
The American Farm Bureau Federation and Utah Farm Bureau Federation have filed court papers seeking to intervene to support the government’s defense of multiple lawsuits
Since Harvest for All was launched, Farm Bureau families have gathered more than 274 million pounds of food, logged more than 157,000 volunteer hours and raised $7.5 million in donations.
Farm Bureau is bringing awareness of Mental & General Health on the Farm
Farm Bureau is bringing awareness to fire danger on the farm
Farm Bureau is bringing awareness to distracted and impaired driving on the farm and the road.
Farming is among the occupations recognized as having the highest risks for hearing loss
March 4-10 has been designated as Agricultural Safety Awareness Week.
Farmers and ranchers still have time to be counted in the 2017 Census of Agriculture
Consolidation and competition in agribusiness was a key topic Friday during a session at the Agriculture Department’s 94th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum.
Farm Bureau in recent comments responded to the department’s efforts to provide clarity to the 150-air mile agricultural commodity exemption and the hours of service regulations.
The American Farm Bureau is calling on all members of Congress to support House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in his goal of including the AG Act in the Securing America’s Future Act.
The deadline to make donations to the Puerto Rico Agricultural Relief Fund has been extended to April 15, to allow farmers more time to apply for funding, and to allow more time for people and organizations to donate.
Recognizing family-owned farms and ranches which have stood through 100 years. Century Farm & Ranch Applications are due April 2, 2018.
The Utah Farm Bureau has released its list of ‘Issues to Watch For in 2018’
The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) is seeking grant proposals for projects designed to increase production and availability of fruits and vegetables, and other specialty crops in Utah.
U.S. farmers and ranchers are actively seeking to enhance access in existing foreign markets
Farmers and ranchers, the deadline for the 2017 Census of Agriculture is February 5 – just a few days away!
The American Farm Bureau Federation applauds action by the U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to delay implementation of the hopelessly vague 2015 rule that expansively defined ‘waters of the United States.’
Innovation and technology: Common words in today’s world - applied to many things and many industries, but these words are much bigger than just some thing or some device or some solution.
From regulatory reform and trade to immigration reform and infrastructure upgrades, President Trump unveiled a policy roadmap that aims to unify and strengthen our nation.
Farmers and ranchers are sharing photos and videos of rubber ducks in non-navigable, sometimes wet areas of their land to drive home the point that a common-sense “waters of the U.S.” rule is needed.
The goals identify the organization’s top public policy issues for 2018
During the lapse of appropriations and the subsequent shutdown of the federal government, the majority of Bureau of Land Management public lands across the country will remain as accessible as possible
A panel discussion at AFBF’s 2018 Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show focused on a collaboration between AFBF and National Farmers Union called Farm Town Strong
2017 brought a wave of change for farming. It was a better year than farmers and ranchers have seen in a while.
The income of American farmers & ranchers depends on trade
America’s farmers and ranchers are not the only ones that benefit from the farm bill
The Utah Farm Bureau and the Dairy Council of Utah-Nevada are joining together at the 2018 FUSION Conference to offer powerful breakouts and the largest agriculture tradeshow in Utah. The meetings will take place January 26-27 at the Dixie Center in sunny St. George.
Utah Farm Bureau President Ron Gibson was elected to the American Farm Bureau's Board of Directors, and Wasatch County's Russ Kohler was elected Chairman of the American Farm Bureau's Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee.
Current North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations are a lot like a Sumo wrestling match, according to Ted McKinney
Approximately 90 agricultural leaders and Utah Farm Bureau members will be traveling to Nashville, Tennessee to join more than 6,000 other agricultural leaders from around the country at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 99th 2018 AFBF Annual Convention and IDEAg Trade Show, January 5-10, 2018.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue recently applauded the accomplishments made by USDA over the past year.
Farm Bureau and Farmers Union announced a new campaign to raise awareness of the opioid crisis impacting farming communities
The web page shares the voting records of all members of Congress on issues that affect farmers, ranchers and rural communities.
The coalition is dedicated to advocating for investment in rural America’s infrastructure and understands that rural America’s infrastructure needs are fundamentally different.
The New Year is a time for new beginnings, when we resolve to do better, try harder, and make more of a difference in the lives around us
Check out great tips on how to winterize equipment
DOT has released details on the initial 90-day waiver from the requirement for agricultural and livestock haulers to obtain electronic logging devices
A landing page has been designed to provide updates and information related to the 2018 farm bill
In the beginning the Foundation focused primarily on research for advancing agricultural mechanization and technology
The Conservation Reserve Program is a voluntary program that pays farmers and ranchers to retire environmentally sensitive cropland.
Eligible Farm Bureau members in participating states can also receive $300 to $500 off a qualifying Case IH purchase.
A recently introduced bill that would allow schools to give students more milk choices
The HIT pushes health insurance costs even higher than they already are, making it harder for farmers and ranchers to purchase coverage for themselves, their families and their employees.
The volume of cattle marketed through the internet or video channels has not showed the high growth that the number of search results would suggest.
When it comes to the credibility of food news and information, truth is relative, according to new research from The Center for Food Integrity.
President Donald Trump will address farm & ranch families at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Convention
A majority of Americans surveyed say the current administration should work with Congress and local businesses to rewrite the Obama-era “Waters of the U.S.” rule.
While just under half of rural Americans say they have been directly impacted by opioid abuse, 74 percent of farmers and farm workers say they have.
Winter is here and Grainger can help Farm Bureau members in participating states prepare, respond and recover from the cold.
Lawmakers can bring relief to farm and ranch families across the country with tax reform
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture will announce its 11th Book of the Year on Sunday, Jan. 7, at the AFBF Annual Convention & IDEAg Trade Show in Nashville, Tennessee
The catalyst for increased sorghum production has been increasing demand from China.
The announcement from the administration about a reduction in the size of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments marks a return of common sense to environmental stewardship.
Agriculture has an opportunity to come together and proactively elevate the voices of farmers, ranchers and agriculturalists on social media
The Agriculture Department’s National Agricultural Statistics Service started mailing the 2017 Census of Agriculture to the nation’s farmers and ranchers this week.
Utah State University Extension recently received a grant worth $599,615 from the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program to help increase the number of beginning farmers in the Mountain West.
Samantha Smith of Cache County won the 2017 Utah Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Discussion Meet.
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall has been appointed to the White House’s Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations.
Chad and Linda Osguthorpe of Millard County were the winners of the Utah Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher ‘Achievement Award’.
Jed & Nanci Johnson of Aurora, Utah were recognized as the winners of the Utah Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher 'Excellence in Agriculture' award.
Strong placements were expected ahead of the cattle on feed report as analyst ranges were from 3.6 to 13.1 percent above a year ago.
The extension provides farmers an opportunity to continue their engagement with the FDA to consider the best approach for implementation.
Farm Bureau thanked Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue for delaying the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices Rule.
As Congress considers changes to the federal tax code, farmers and ranchers need to consider how proposed revisions will impact the overall effective tax rate for their agricultural businesses.
International trade is incredibly important to hundreds of thousands of American farm and ranch families.
U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance’s consumer perception research shows that video and documentaries are the most influential sources of information when it comes to consumers’ opinions of farming and ranching in the U.S.
USA Today published “Estate Tax Forces Farmers to Play Defense,” an op-ed by AFBF President Zippy Duvall.
Fred Thurston and his family from Morgan County, Utah were named the recipients of the prestigious Utah Leopold Conservation Award
The Department of Transportation has granted a 90-day waiver from the requirement that agricultural and livestock haulers install electronic logging devices in their vehicles.
For these other field crops, marketing year average prices were announced at the end of September and allowed the Agriculture Department to calculate county-level Agriculture Risk Coverage-County Option program payment data.
Reuters reports that a large long-term study on the use of the weed killer glyphosate by agricultural workers in the U.S. has found no firm link between exposure to the pesticide and cancer, scientists said earlier this month.
Food companies are stocking grocery store shelves with products that tout absence claims like non-GMO, antibiotic-free and hormone-free, all in the name of transparency. But is it really transparency, or is it fear marketing?
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is urging support for #GivingTuesday today.
As modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA 2.0, continues, concern from the agricultural community over a potential NAFTA withdrawal has intensified.
Farm Bureau members invited to celebrate the ‘Miracle of Agriculture’ at 2017 Annual Convention in Layton
USDA is investing more than $200 million in infrastructure projects to bring broadband to hundreds of unserved and underserved rural communities in the U.S., including parts of rural Utah.
The bill would make payment to livestock producers a priority in the event of dealer default on cash receipts from livestock, by establishing a dealer trust statute.
The Utah Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the hiring of Wade Garrett of Nephi as Director of Public Policy.
Changes were made to ensure Farm Bureau members in the southeastern portion of the state maintained the high level of service and were represented at various agency and other public meetings
Cold storage items have produced an all-time record high for the month of September
The Agriculture Department’s Animal Plant Heath and Inspection Service has announced the withdrawal of biotech regulations
Farm Bureau has asked the Supreme Court to take up a case that could do away with internet retailers’ ongoing refusal to collect sales taxes
Each year, farmers pay billions of dollars in premiums for this feature that may provide additional financial risk coverage in the event of crop loss.
This first major tax package since the 1980s includes provisions important to farmers and ranchers