Public Lands Articles

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Western Farmers, Ranchers Urge Administration Toward Better Land Management Policies

9/9/2018

Farmers and ranchers in 13 Western states are calling on the federal government to put in place more effective land management practices and policies

Arizona Farm Bureau President Urges Congress to Save Ranches, Federal Lands

7/12/2018

Largely government-owned grazing lands would be much worse off without private sector caretakers who work to maintain federal and state lands

Hammond Pardon: Ugly Chapter in Governmental Overreach Comes to an End

7/10/2018

We could not be happier this ugly chapter in governmental overreach has come to an end

Uncle Sam – the Largest Land Owner in the U.S.

4/25/2018

The federal government owns or administers programs on nearly one-third of the country’s land – making it the largest landowner in the U.S. by a very wide margin.

American and Utah Farm Bureaus defend National Monuments proclamation

3/12/2018

The American Farm Bureau Federation and Utah Farm Bureau Federation have filed court papers seeking to intervene to support the government’s defense of multiple lawsuits

Access to Majority of Bureau of Land Management Public Lands to Remain Open During Government Shutdown: BLM facilities will be closed

1/21/2018

During the lapse of appropriations and the subsequent shutdown of the federal government, the majority of Bureau of Land Management public lands across the country will remain as accessible as possible

Farm Bureau Hails Bears Ears, Escalante Reforms

12/18/2017

The announcement from the administration about a reduction in the size of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante monuments marks a return of common sense to environmental stewardship.

Wade Garrett named Director of Public Policy at Utah Farm Bureau

11/12/2017

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

House Committee Moves Bill Requiring Transparency in Designation of National Monuments

10/26/2017

The House Natural Resources Committee has approved a bill that would restore Congress’ original intent in passing the Antiquities Act in 1906.

A Call for More Firefighting Cows & Sheep

7/27/2017

Grazing livestock is a valuable, proven tool to reduce the risk of wildfire.

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