Water Articles

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

12/19/2017

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

11/29/2017

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®

10/24/2017

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

8/31/2017

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

Spring Flooding Undermined Farmers Efforts of Nitrogen Stewardship

8/13/2017

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

7/30/2017

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

U.S. House Passes Western Water Legislation: Includes Water Rights Protection Act

7/17/2017

The Water Rights Protection Act reaffirms the existing principle of federal law that recognizes the ability of states to confer water rights and acknowledges that the federal government will respect those lawfully acquired rights.

Pruitt, Zinke Visit State Farm Bureau Presidents

7/11/2017

Two high-ranking Trump administration officials – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke – made guest appearances Tuesday morning in Washington during AFBF’s Council of Presidents.

Conservation Starts with Farmers and Ranchers

6/17/2017

Author and Environmental Defense Fund staffer Miriam Horn says farmers and ranchers are the starting point of conservation and good stewardship.

House Passes Pesticide Application Fix Legislation

6/16/2017

The House recently approved a Farm Bureau-supported bill clarifying congressional intent regarding regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters.

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