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Farmers and ranchers Working to Make Every Day ‘Earth Day’

4/22/2020

No matter the scale, location, or type of agriculture they’re involved with, Utahns can rest assured that local farmers and ranchers are committed to the wise use of natural resources.

New Clean Water Rule Provides Clarity, Certainty to Farmers and Ranchers

2/6/2020

We appreciate the commitment of the agencies involved and this administration to crafting a new regulation that achieves important regulatory oversight while allowing farmers to farm.

WOTUS Replacement Provides Needed Clarity, Water Protection

2/4/2020

The Waters of the U.S. replacement rule gives farmers and ranchers the clarity they need to comply with federal regulations while protecting the nation’s waterways. Micheal Clements has more.

Utah Leopold Conservation Award seeks nominees

1/29/2020

Know a Utah farmer, rancher or forester who goes above and beyond in the care and management of natural resources? Nominate them for the 2020 Utah Leopold Conservation Award

JY Ferry & Son Receives 2019 Utah Leopold Conservation Award

11/22/2019

The Ferry family was presented with the $10,000 award and a crystal award November 22 at the Utah Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Convention in Layton.

Finalists Selected for Utah Leopold Conservation Award

11/20/2019

Three finalists have been selected for the prestigious 2019 Utah Leopold Conservation Award

UDAF Announces Availability of Water Optimization Funding

10/22/2019

This $3 million in funding was designed to support individual farmer projects that demonstrate a need and ability to reduce consumptive water use while maintaining or even improving agriculture production and productivity.

Illinois Farmer Stands His Ground Against Wrongful NRCS Wetlands Determination

10/9/2019

AFBF and Illinois Farm Bureau have jointly released a new video, “This Farmer Stands His Ground Against USDA Mistreatment,” on social media. The video tells a compelling story about farmer Kurt Wilke’s experience dealing with government regulations.

Farmers Stand Together for Clean Water and Clear Rules

9/24/2019

Farm Bureau is hopeful that farmers soon will have the common-sense rules we have been calling for, as we look to the new Clean Water Rule the Administration is finalizing.

Federal Court Sends Illegal Water Rule Back to EPA

9/9/2019

A federal court says the 2015 Waters of the United States rule is unlawful under the Clean Water Act

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