Water Articles

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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

Federal Court Sends Illegal Water Rule Back to EPA

8/27/2019

The ruling was a victory not just for the plaintiff states, but a broad coalition of more than a dozen private sector groups, including the American Farm Bureau Federation.

USDA Invests in Rural Water and Wastewater Infrastructure in 24 States

8/11/2019

Investments will Benefit 133,000 Residents in Rural Communities

Tax Exemption from Water

8/5/2019

Should Utah change its policy and tax water? No.

UPDATE Water Banking Draft Legislation

8/5/2019

An update on the draft Water Banking Legislation

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