Water Articles




Administrator Pruitt Addresses Over 300 Farmers and State Agriculture Leaders from Across the Country


Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt addressed more than 300 Farm Bureau members recently

Farm Bureau: ACRE Act Stops Unintended Regulation of Farms


Congress never meant to include agriculture under these environmental reporting obligations

Farm Bureau Applauds Delay of Unlawful WOTUS Rule


The American Farm Bureau Federation applauds action by the U.S. EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to delay implementation of the hopelessly vague 2015 rule that expansively defined ‘waters of the United States.’

Farm Bureau Members to EPA: You Can't #FloatUs on This #WOTUS


Farmers and ranchers are sharing photos and videos of rubber ducks in non-navigable, sometimes wet areas of their land to drive home the point that a common-sense “waters of the U.S.” rule is needed.

Poll Reveals Most Americans Support Trump Rewriting Obama’s WOTUS Rule


A majority of Americans surveyed say the current administration should work with Congress and local businesses to rewrite the Obama-era “Waters of the U.S.” rule.

Fred Thurston Named 2017 Utah Leopold Conservation Award® Recipient


Fred Thurston and his family from Morgan County, Utah were named the recipients of the prestigious Utah Leopold Conservation Award

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.

Texas Farm Bureau Sets Up Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to Help Farmers & Ranchers


Looking for ways to help farmers and ranchers affected by Hurricane Harvey directly?

Spring Flooding Undermined Farmers Efforts of Nitrogen Stewardship


The so-called “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico increased this year, after excessive spring flooding throughout the Mississippi River basin.

Farm Bureau Members Urged to Voice Support for WOTUS Repeal


Farm Bureau members are encouraged to submit comments in support of repeal of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. rule.