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.
Statement by Zippy Duvall, President, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Nomination of Ryan Zinke to Interior
Jerrold Richins of Summit County has been named the winner of the 2016 Leopold Conservation Award in Utah
Farm Bureau is urging support for H.R. 5685, the Farm Regulatory Certainty Act, which clarifies congressional intent regarding the inappropriate application of regulations under the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 to agricultural nutrient management.
Utah Farm Bureau CEO Randy Parker was recently interviewed on RFD-TV about partnering with AFBF in a lawsuit to stop overreach regarding the Greater Sage Grouse. Utah FB and AFBF asked a federal district court in Utah to overturn a host of illegal land-use restrictions hampering ranchers in the western states.