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Cold Weather Tips for Outdoor Work and Animal Care

1/22/2020

Many precautions can easily be taken to mitigate the risks of working and living in the cold, as well as practices for protecting animals.

5 Ways to Ward Off Farm Theft

1/10/2020

With longer nights coming, there is more opportunity for criminals to target farms and rural businesses.

Farm Groups Partner to Help Farmers Manage Stress

12/14/2019

Recognizing the high levels of stress affecting America’s farmers and ranchers, Farm Credit, American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union have partnered on a program to train individuals who interact with farmers and ranchers to recognize signs of stress and offer help.

Honest Conversations about Opioids Can Save Lives

11/14/2019

It only takes three days to become addicted and for your body to crave the euphoria that opioids produce

UDAF Program Collects Nearly 25 Tons of Pesticide Waste

11/8/2019

A series of pesticide waste collection events were in October held at no charge to pesticide applicators, primarily those working in the agriculture community

Farm Town Strong Opioid Campaign Earns Top Honors in PRSA-NCC’s Strategic PR Awards

10/2/2019

The Farm Town Strong campaign is a great example of the power of partnerships in addressing rural issues

UDAF Organizes Waste Pesticide Collection Program

9/27/2019

UDAF has organized a series of waste pesticide collection events in October in Logan, Spanish Fork, and Cedar City

Farm Bureau Marks National Farm Safety and Health Week

9/18/2019

The Utah Farm Bureau is reminding everyone in agricultural communities about their role in staying safe on the farm and ranch during National Farm Safety and Health Week (Sept. 15-21).

UDAF Raising Awareness of Farmer Suicide

8/23/2019

We must do more to extend resources and programs out to the farmers and ranchers experiencing pressures that lead to hopelessness, depression, and thoughts of suicide

Beware of Heat Stress, Exhaustion

8/22/2019

Heat exhaustion is serious, and a heat stroke should be considered a major medical event.

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