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Economic Outlook from AEM: Uncertainty reigns for 2020 and beyond


Net cash farm income is expected to increase about 7.3 percent in 2019. Adjusted for inflation, he said, it’s about an increase of 5.4 percent when compared to the last two decades.

Reviewing 2019 Crop Insurance Coverage


Harvest Prices Announced for Corn, Soybeans and Cotton

Utah Farm Bureau: Work Needed to Improve Labor Needs for Agriculture


America’s farmers and ranchers desperately need Congress to address agriculture’s labor needs

USDA Releases Long-Awaited Industrial Hemp Regulations


Guidance included in USDA’s interim final rule for hemp production provides clarity for hemp producers.

Federal Crop Insurance Programs – Working for You!


In 2018, Utah producers insured over $81 million in crop value, and almost 60 percent of policies received an indemnity payment

Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods invest $500 Million dollars to become largest renewable natural gas supplier in U.S.


By capturing methane from farms, the development of RNG significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural operations

The Future of Agriculture at Home and Abroad


If the U.S. is going to stay competitive and hold our spot as the world’s leading agricultural producer, we must renew our commitment to investing in the research that has made our farms and ranches the most productive and sustainable in the world.

What Kind of Farm Arrangement Do You Have?


This is the second in a three-part series on social security and its impact on farmers and ranchers.

Plant Scientists Build on Wheat Research with $1.9 Million NIFA Grant


The primary goals of recent research are to investigate the effects of compost on water efficiency, soil, and yield and to test new intercropping strategies on organic dryland wheat

USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs


Safety Net Program Payments for 2018 Have Started