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Utah's Becca Ferry selected as Finalist for National Farm Mom of the Year

4/27/2017

Utah's Becca Ferry has been selected as the SW Region Finalist for 2017 Farm Mom of the Year. Read more and help put her over the top as the national winner

Cover Crop Survey Seeks Farmer Participation

4/26/2017

Farmers who plant cover crops, used to plant cover crops, or have never tried cover crops are all encouraged to take a short survey

Regulatory Reform Underway at EPA

4/25/2017

The Environmental Protection Agency recently submitted a Federal Register notice to solicit public comments on agency regulations.

Farm Bureau Selects New Partners in Advocacy Leadership Class

4/23/2017

An outstanding group of young farm and ranch leaders have been selected by AFBF as the organization’s ninth Partners in Advocacy Leadership class.

Farmers and Ranchers Need a Simple, Fair Tax Code

4/20/2017

Congress can’t change the weather, but it can do a lot to improve the climate for running a farm or ranch. Farmers and ranchers grow food, fuel and fiber in a world of uncertainty. We need a tax code that recognizes the unique financial challenges we face, and we need flexibility to run and expand our businesses.

 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.

Waste Wool Works Wonders

4/16/2017

A Utah sheep ranchers looks to boost revenue for sheep ranchers everywhere, as well as innovate a new product with a previously discarded resource

Need some BOUNCE in your step? Try the cherry with MORE

4/13/2017

While the harvest of tart cherries is still months away, this fruit with a pucker factor can be enjoyed year-round and increasing research shows the health benefits are perfect for recovering athletes – no matter if you’re a chiseled endurance athlete or simply a weekend warrior that looks forward to putting the next sticker on your vehicles bumper.

How Will We Sustainably Feed 9 Billion People by the Year 2050?

4/12/2017

Journey 2050, a new game offered by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture, aims to address this question by allowing students to experience agriculture in a whole new way.

Bloomberg: White House Tries to Calm Agriculture Concerns About Trade Policy

4/11/2017

A Bloomberg BNA article about the Trump administration’s work on trade policy mentions AFBF’s opposition to U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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