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Growing A Lasting Food Source - Deseret In The Florida Panhandle


A commitment to natural resource conservation as well as food production is the focus of the Deseret Cattle Company in central Florida. Deseret Cattle & Timber is owned by Ag Reserves, an investment affiliate of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Large Placements Revealed in November Cattle on Feed Report


The report showed a total inventory of 11.831 million head for the United States on November 1. This year-over-year increase of 1.2% is right in line with analysts’ expectations of an average increase of 1.3% in feedlot inventories.

UDAF Hires New State Veterinarian


Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) Commissioner Kerry Gibson welcomes Dean Taylor as the agency’s new State Veterinarian.

Utah Farm Bureau, UDAF and Others Offer Reward for Information Cattle Loss Investigation


The Utah Farm Bureau, UDAF, and Utah Cattlemen’s Association are looking to generate additional public interest concerning investigations over the loss of cattle in Utah, Iron, Garfield and Box Elder Counties.

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

Reminder of Changes Made to Animal Industry Brand Inspection Fees


In an effort to align brand program management costs and revenues with brand fees, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) is announcing updates to the Utah Livestock Brand fees and structure passed earlier this year at the 2019 Legislative Session.

Upcoming Meetings & Dates


This is a summary of upcoming meetings involving Utah Farm Bureau members and staff.

USDA ARS Improving Seeding Success on Cheatgrass-Infested Rangelands


Cheatgrass has transformed arid sagebrush plant communities in the Great Basin by providing a fine-textured, early maturing fuel that increases the chance, rate, spread, and season of wildfires.

Forest Service Proposal Simplifies Decision-Making


?Proposed regulatory changes by the U.S. Forest Service would streamline the way the agency handles environmental analysis and decision-making

Bureau of Land Management to conduct wild horse gather in Carbon County in September


The Bureau of Land Management announced that it will conduct a wild horse gather within he Range Creek Herd Management Area (HMA) beginning in September