AFBF Survey Assesses How Farmers and Ranchers are Dealing with Drought
7/22/2021 2:00:00 AM
Given the West’s vital role in providing a third of agricultural production by value, ensuring effective drought mitigation objectives are discussed and enacted are of upmost relevance to a secure domestic food supply and protecting our farm and ranch families.
Survey Reveals Severity of Western Drought
7/16/2021 3:00:00 AM
A survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation shows how severe drought conditions are in the west.
Reminder: Utah Leopold Conservation Award Nominations Due Aug. 5
6/30/2021 3:00:00 AM
The award recognizes landowners who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife habitat management on private, working land
Over 1,000 Counties Approved for Emergency Haying and Grazing on CRP Acres
6/28/2021 2:00:00 AM
In just a week, the number of counties designated for emergency haying and grazing on CRP acres has grown 4%
Western Drought Reveals Cracks in Infrastructure
6/28/2021 2:00:00 AM
Modernizing our water infrastructure is just as critical to our farms and communities as repairing our roads and bridges.
Utah Farm Bureau’s Ron Gibson Shares Devasting Drought Impacts with CBS News
6/15/2021 3:00:00 AM
Utah Farm Bureau President Ron Gibson told CBS News reporter Jonathan Vigliotti about how farmers and ranchers across Utah are wondering if they’ll have enough water to grow their crops
6/13/2021 2:00:00 AM
Explain to them the difference between value and price. That value isn't what is paid, it's what is sacrificed
Utah Farm Bureau Members Featured in Media Coverage on Drought
6/11/2021 2:00:00 AM
Currently, 100 percent of the state is in drought, with 64 percent of land listed as "exceptional drought" -- the most severe classification -- and 93 percent in the second most severe classification -- extreme drought.
UDAF Urges Extreme Caution with Agricultural Burns Amidst Exceptional Drought Conditions
6/9/2021 2:00:00 AM
UDAF is urging all Utahns, including those in the agricultural community, to avoid burning fires, whether they be recreational or prescribed burns for agricultural purposes