Farmers and Ranchers Urge Congress to Take up TPP After Recess
8/28/2016 11:00:00 PM
In Utah, the TPP agreement is expected to increase cash receipts and net exports by $59.6 million and $39.3 million per year respectively. It is estimated that the increased marketing opportunities for Utah’s farmers and ranchers will add nearly 300 jobs to the Utah economy.
Blake Hurst on Michael Pollan and His Faddish Foodie Followers
8/9/2016 11:00:00 PM
"‘Ethical eating’ has taken the food world by storm, but the farms that produce most of our food have changed very little. Thank goodness,” wrote Blake Hurst, president of Missouri Farm Bureau, in his National Review article “Michael Pollan and His Faddish Foodie Followers, Ten Years After The Omnivore’s Dilemma.”
Infographic: How Do We Preserve Our Habitat?
8/8/2016 11:00:00 PM
“How do we preserve our habitat?” is a new infographic from GMO Answers. The infographic illustrates that GMOs are one tool that can improve crop yields by allowing fewer acres to produce the same amount of food, which can help save critical animal and plant ecosystems including forests, parks and pastures.
How Much Do You Know About Gluten?
7/11/2016 11:00:00 PM
You’ve probably noticed that there are more gluten-free products and options at grocery stores, restaurants, and back-yard barbecues. Ten years ago, most people had never even heard of gluten. Now it’s estimated that one in three Americans are trying to avoid it. But how much do you really know about gluten? Gluten-free diets can be healthy—but they can also be very unhealthy. It all depends on what foods you include and how much you actually eat.
What Utah ranchers can do to reduce uncertainty in their livestock businesses
3/30/2016 4:53:50 PM
Kathleen Clarke, Director of the Utah Governor's Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office (PLPCO), presents the reasons behind the grazing rights conference. Tony Rampton & Redge Johnson, also from PLPCO also present.