Sensitive Species Articles

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Farm Bureau Decries D.C. Circuit’s ‘Endangered’ Wolf Ruling, Calls for Reform

8/3/2017

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

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.

Share Secretary Ryan Zinke Appoints Utah's Greg Sheehan as the Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

6/8/2017

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.

 Leopold Conservation Award® Program Seeks Utah Nominees

4/17/2017

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.

What Pruitt Hopes to Achieve as Head of EPA

3/8/2017

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt told AFBF last week that he wants to ensure the EPA follows statutes set by Congress.

 Washington Post: AFBF Supports Postponement of Endangered Species Listing

2/27/2017

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.”

The Buzz on Endangered Species Act Reform

2/20/2017

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?

 U.S. Farmers: GMO Crops Help Reduce Inputs and Enhance Conservation

12/15/2016

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.

Statement by Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Nomination of Ryan Zinke to Interior

12/15/2016

Statement by Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Nomination of Ryan Zinke to Interior

 Jerrold Richins Named 2016 Utah Leopold Conservation Award® Recipient

11/29/2016

Jerrold Richins of Summit County has been named the winner of the 2016 Leopold Conservation Award in Utah

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