Developing water policy is often contentious and results in debate because of competing demands and values placed on our limited water resource.
The Utah Farm Bureau Federation has named Clayton Beckstead as its new northeast regional manager.
27 Utah companies made connections and learned how they can successfully expand their business to Latin America
The STARS Act of 2018 provides much-needed clarification to the employer mandate’s seasonal worker exemption within the Affordable Care Act.
The risk management tools of the farm bill are too important, particularly at a time of depressed farm prices.
By the year 2050 the global agricultural community will have to nearly double its output to feed 9 billion people
The Environmental Protection Agency chief has been praised for his aggressive moves to roll back environmental regulations
The Utah Legislature considers how to reduce regulations on local food production and distribution without compromising food safety.
Meeting current and long-term transportation funding needs
Access to quality rural broadband is critical to support modern farm technologies is a priority for Farm Bureau
Finding the best balance between water used for agriculture and related ecosystem services and water demands for other uses is Utah's key water policy issue.
Given the uncertainty around planting in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres, the supply and demand projections are highly uncertain.
Farmers and ranchers in the contiguous counties of Emery, San Juan, Uintah and Wayne counties also qualify for natural disaster assistance.
“Dairy Revenue Protection” insurance will provide dairy farmers the opportunity to manage risk by focusing on revenue from milk sales.
AFBF President Zippy Duvall hailed the proposed food disclosure standard in a statement issued recently.
Canada introduced a national ingredients pricing scheme designed to lower the price of skim milk solids and reduce dairy product imports from the U.S.
Though many hands are needed to get the work going on the farm, the Utah Farm Bureau recently sent the largest contingent of young farmers and ranchers ever to Washington, D.C.
Spring on a farm is a time of hope and optimism as farmers plan and prepare for a new crop.
AMS seeking nominees for positions on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board (CBB)
A small start-up company in Utah is developing a process for delivering nutrients to plants that has the potential for a monumental impact in how farmers grow food for a hungry planet.
More people look to performing the annual home deep cleaning this time of year.
How do you successfully compost in an apartment with no access to land or garden? The answer is a bit unconventional and may cause a slightly negative reaction, but hear me out – WORMS.
There was no shortage of issues during the 2018 legislative session, and the Utah Farm Bureau was there to represent our members on issues critical to the continued success of agriculture in Utah.
I’m so proud of the faithful service and hard work of America’s farmers and ranchers all year long
The Organic Produce Network in partnership with Nielsen recently released 2017 figures on sales of fresh organic produce sold in grocery stores.
Though the state as a whole has been an economic powerhouse, some of our rural counties have been left behind
The federal government owns or administers programs on nearly one-third of the country’s land – making it the largest landowner in the U.S. by a very wide margin.
Agricultural producers who have lost livestock to disease, resulting from a weather disaster, have an additional way to become eligible for a key U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) disaster assistance program
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®.
Check out 11 enviro-facts about how farmers produce a bounty of food for consumers below.
The “No Taste for Waste” campaign features an interactive website, special edition “bookazine” and social media resources for consumers interested in reducing household food waste
About 10 percent of dairy farms across the nation have shut down over the past year.
American Farm Bureau Celebrates it's Centennial in New Orleans.
Utah Fusion Ag Conference will be held in St. George, Utah at the Dixie Center.
Farm Bureau was here for your grandparents. We’ll be here for your grandchildren. Stand beside your neighbors. Engage for agriculture
The 2018 Utah Farm Bureau Annual Meeting will be held Thursday, November 15 through Friday, November 16, 2018.
Copies of the hardcover book are available for purchase online for $25
While relief options have yet to be formally put forward, protecting American agriculture’s export market is priority
After seeing what’s going on with Brexit and everything else, how do you protect a farming business?
Discussing the possible impact of China’s response to American tariffs on steel and aluminum
A short video produced by the Utah Farm Bureau highlighting pruning work in the winter
USDA does not regulate or have any plans to regulate plants that could otherwise have been developed through traditional breeding techniques
Farm Bureau statement on today’s Chinese tariff announcement
Statistics show that opioids were responsible for more than 42,000 deaths in 2016
If U.S. agricultural exports go down, the pain will be felt by shippers, food manufacturers and thousands of employees who work in those sectors.
Tariffs the Chinese government is expected to slap on U.S. ag exports including pork, fruit and nuts, will only serve to exacerbate the slumping U.S. farm economy.
Easter eggs are going to be a bit more expensive—37 percent higher than a year ago
Administration Revises Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, But Worrisome Impact to U.S. Ag Exports Remains
Farm Bureau recently discussed the need for congressional leaders to swiftly fix recent tax legislation.
Neither snow, nor sleet, nor rain, nor cold kept 55 Farm Bureau women from their focus during the inaugural Farm Bureau Women’s Fly-In
Farm Bureau supports a framework proposal to broaden the criteria for determining when employers can join together to form an association health plan
The recent round of North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations saw progress on agriculture issues
In order to get an accurate representation of American agriculture – of all farmers and ranchers across the country – NASS will continue to accept completed census questionnaires through spring
Open Submissions for Feeding Minds Press
The National Museum of American History’s “year of the tractor” is well under way.
Many of America’s farmers’ top international customers are also top producers of aluminum and steel
A new national cable television advertisement calls on the president to support American farmers
A review the benefits of federal crop insurance programs compared to ad-hoc disaster payments
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.
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 Utah Farm Bureau has released its list of ‘Issues to Watch For in 2018’
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.