For Farm Bureau Members
The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) has opened the application process for the UDAF COVID-19 Relief Grant Program to Utah agriculture operations that qualify.
With the project identified, Farmers Feeding Utah has set a project-specific goal of $100,000 in online donations by May 20th
Farmers Feeding Utah--Giving Utah Farmers and Families a Hand Up
Consumers can rest assured that fresh fruits and vegetables purchased at the grocery store or from the local farmers’ market are safe.
If any type of business needed help to weather this latest storm, it was farms and ranches.
Dairy industry representatives, including Farm Bureau, have been very vocal about asking stores to remove dairy product limits because the supply chain backlog is a temporary challenge.
Congress recently passed the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, and it was signed into law by the President on April 24, providing an additional $320 Billion in funding for the PPP.
While the details of this package are still not fully known, the $16 billion in direct support to livestock, specialty and non-specialty crops will help to offset COVID-19-related losses as well as $3 billion in commodity purchases
President Trump directed USDA to craft this $19 billion immediate relief program to provide critical support to our farmers and ranchers, maintain the integrity of our food supply chain, and ensure every American continues to receive and have access to the food they need.
President Donald Trump created 17 groups, including one on agriculture, to help shape plans to reopen the economy following the COVID-19 pandemic.
In order for additional funds to be helpful for agriculture, however, many outstanding questions need to be answered.
Due to the social distancing mandates, many on site bull sales have been cancelled or modified to be strictly internet based auctions. While not ideal, this process still provides tools and information to continue to make genetic progress forr beef herds
The economic uncertainty related to the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy and the demand destruction for many agricultural products contributed to significant price declines for ethanol, crops and animal proteins. While these commodity futures have declined significantly, one thing is certain, these futures prices are going to change
The sooner we have a timeline for getting this new assistance out, the better.
Farm Bureau is urging farmers to take all the precautions possible to protect themselves, their workers and their communities.
Generations have done their best to keep their business going, yet many feel like they have no control over whether they can recover from these losses
A slowing economy is bad for all of the animal proteins, but beef stands to suffer the most when consumers spend less in response to wage cuts and job losses.
Deadline Extended on 2020 Century Farm and Ranch applications.
May we all remember that a mix of grace, flexibility and humor will go a long way as we move forward into this new, temporary normal.
American Farm Bureau is offering an online farm stress training program.
Farmers must have access to the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, as Congress intended, to ensure America continues to have access to healthy, affordable food.
From dairy farmers with nowhere to send their milk and cattle ranchers reeling from plummeting beef prices, the impact of the coronavirus is rippling through farm country.
Starting tomorrow (April 3), small businesses and sole proprietorships can apply for the guaranteed loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll.
Safety remains a top priority across the food chain, with everyone—from the farm to the grocery store—doing their part to take great care and precautions to get food safely to your tables.
U.S. Consular officers can now waive the visa interview requirement for eligible first-time and returning H-2A and H-2B applicants, making more workers in the H-2 program available while prioritizing public health.
The Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, which provides a number of food- and agriculture-related benefits, ensure farmers have the financial resources they need to offset the more immediate economic impacts of the virus
Empty shelves can be frightening, but empty fields and barns would be devastating.
Cornell University recently shared best practices for farmers and ranchers to implement on their farms and with farmworkers to guard against Covid-19
Farmers, ranchers and the supply chain that support them will not let Americans down during this unprecedented crisis
This is a general summary of certain services and organizations used by farmer and rancher members of the Utah Farm Bureau Federation.
A summary of how the Utah Farm Bureau Federation is responding to the challenges of the Covid-19 epidemic, and its impact on services for our members.
American Farm Bureau has released its first assessment of the impact on farmers and ranchers in the wake of the national mitigation efforts to combat COVID-19. å
Utah Farm Bureau members get access to MDLIVE telemedicine for less than $5 a month, or $50 a year, and NO COPAY.
Make this an opportunity to check your consumption, rather than ramp it up.
With schools and offices throughout the country closed to stem the spread of COVID-19, access to broadband is critical as students and employees transition to online classrooms and teleworking and the general public tries to stay connected and informed.
Fun and educational Ag activities for children during social distancing
With these caveats in mind, the report shows a strong economy as of the middle of February. Where we go from here is anybody’s guess.