Fred Thurston and his family from Morgan County, Utah were named the recipients of the prestigious 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.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled a thriving population of 4,000 Gray Wolves that threatens farmers and ranchers in Minnesota, Michigan and Wisconsin was somehow endangered
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.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke recently announced the appointment of Greg Sheehan to the newly-created position of Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Sand County Foundation, Utah Farm Bureau Federation, Western AgCredit and the Utah Cattlemen’s Association, are accepting applications for the 2017 Leopold Conservation Award, which honors Utah farmers and ranchers who demonstrate exemplary stewardship and management of natural resources.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt told AFBF last week that he wants to ensure the EPA follows statutes set by Congress.
Yates, a director of congressional relations, discussed the postponement of the rusty patched bumblebee endangered species listing, saying AFBF is “pleased that the administration is taking a second look.”
While the FWS claims the listing will help protect the bee species, what does the first-ever addition of a bee species in the continental U.S. to the endangered species list mean?
New survey from U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance and National Corn Growers Association finds protecting the environment as a top concern for today's farmers.