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Latest News Releases from Utah Farm Bureau.




Farm Bureau members to address critical issues at 2017 Annual Convention


Farm Bureau members invited to celebrate the ‘Miracle of Agriculture’ at 2017 Annual Convention in Layton

Wade Garrett named Director of Public Policy at Utah Farm Bureau


The Utah Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the hiring of Wade Garrett of Nephi as Director of Public Policy.

Behling named Southern Regional Manager For Utah Farm Bureau Federation


Changes were made to ensure Farm Bureau members in the southeastern portion of the state maintained the high level of service and were represented at various agency and other public meetings

Farm Bureau: E-Retailers Dodge Taxes, Rural Communities Languish


Farm Bureau has asked the Supreme Court to take up a case that could do away with internet retailers’ ongoing refusal to collect sales taxes

Finalists Named for 2017 Utah Leopold Conservation Award®


Sand County Foundation, in partnership with Western AgCredit, the Utah Farm Bureau Federation, and the Utah Cattlemen’s Association, is proud to announce the finalists for the prestigious Utah Leopold Conservation Award® which honors Utah landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources.

Ag Community Relief Raising Funds for Barbed Wire Fencing for Montana


With millions of acres burned, Ag Community Relief has established the "Western Wire Roundup" in effort to help western ranchers rebuild.

Farmers Squashed by Labor Shortage


Without access to an adequate and stable workforce, many farmers are being forced to leave fresh produce to rot in the fields.

Farm Bureau, Livestock Groups Request Waiver for Logging Device Mandate


The American Farm Bureau Federation and seven livestock organizations are asking the Transportation Department for a waiver and exemption from the fast-approaching ELD implementation deadline.

Americans Pay the Least for Food


U.S. consumers spend just 10 percent of their disposable income on food each year, while those in other countries spend much more.

Input Sought on Proposed Revenue Protection Insurance for the Dairy Industry


Input is sought on a proposed revenue protection insurance for the dairy industry that would provide better risk management for dairy farmers.