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The State of: Digital Advocacy
3/21/2021 2:00:00 AM
As the COVID-19 pandemic passes a grim one-year milestone, we cast a hopeful eye toward the near future as vaccine availability increases and more people become immunized against this deadly virus. Many of us hold on to optimism that by the fall we will be solidly on our way to a post-pandemic normal.
USDA Feedlot Study Underway
3/9/2021 2:00:00 AM
To get a snapshot of current feedlot cattle health management practices, USDA’s National Animal Health Monitoring System, in partnership with the National Agricultural Statistics Service, is conducting a national study on U.S. feedlots with at least 50 head.
UDAF Seeks Proposals for $350,000 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
3/8/2021 2:00:00 AM
This year, approximately $350,000 is available to the state of Utah. Individual producers, producer groups, organizations, and associations, as well as state and local organizations, academia and other specialty crops stakeholders are eligible to apply either as single entities or in combined efforts.
Looking for a 2021 Resolution? How About Attending the First-Ever American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention?
12/30/2020 1:00:00 AM
Workshop topics range from the future of the livestock industry to financial planning for disasters and from standing up for agriculture with effective advocacy to sustainability in 2021 and what it will mean for farmers and ranchers.
Food Deliveries Continue for Miracle of Agriculture Foundation's 'Farmers Feeding Utah' Campaign
12/18/2020 1:00:00 AM
The Utah Farm Bureau and USU's Create Better Health program continued its 'Farmers Feeding Utah' campaign, with deliveries of food this week to families in Richfield and St. George, as well as Salt Lake area schools
Registration Open for American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention, Featuring Mike Rowe, Rorke Denver and Beth Ford
12/4/2020 1:00:00 AM
For the first time ever, registration fees are being waived to give all Farm Bureau members and anyone interested in agriculture the opportunity to experience this event from the comfort and safety of home.
November Cattle on Feed Report Shows Sharp Decline in Placements, Inventory Up
12/3/2020 1:00:00 AM
The packing industry should have gotten better at managing this challenge after the crash course in the spring, but whether or not plants have to be closed is still a risk, albeit hopefully a lower one.?
2021 American Farm Bureau Convention Goes Virtual
12/2/2020 1:00:00 AM
AFBF is excited to “open the doors” to this virtual convention with free registration to bring together farmers, ranchers and industry experts to discuss the top issues facing agriculture, including the impact of COVID-19, sustainability and the future of the supply chain, and will feature keynote speakers who inspire and motivate grassroots action.
Veterans Serve America a Second Time: Once Defending It, Now Feeding It
11/11/2020 1:00:00 AM
Today there are more than 250 organizations – including Farm Bureau – supporting the Farmer Veteran Coalition, a military-to-agriculture movement. A national non-profit, FVC helps veterans pursue careers in agriculture. For these men and women, farming has become their new mission.
I’m Not a Farmer But… New York Times best-selling author shares his love of food and wild imagination
11/7/2020 1:00:00 AM
Utah Farm and Fork caught up with Brandon Mull, #1 New York Times best-selling author to talk about his memories of food and how it’s connected to memories of his childhood and even ends up in his stories.