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In an effort to align brand program management costs and revenues from brand fees, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) is announcing changes to some of the fees and structure that were proposed by the Utah Livestock Brand Board and passed at the 2019 Legislative Session.
The Utah Legislature Interim Committees study key issues facing the state, hear public comment and recommend legislation for the upcoming session.
Water banking is the practice of forgoing water deliveries during certain periods, and “banking” either the right to use the forgone water in the future, or saving it for someone else to use in exchange for a fee.
Utah’s School and Institutional Trust Lands Association (SITLA) Board of Trustees voted to increase the livestock grazing fees for both scattered and block sections.
Western states should take the necessary action to require the federal government to transfer select federal lands to state control
The Utah Livestock Brand Board recommended new brand inspection fees earlier this year followed by the 2019 Utah Legislature approving the new fee structure.
Time is running out for farmers and ranchers to tell EPA how the proposed Clean Water Rule impacts them.