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USU Extension Receives Grant for Mental Health in Rural Communities


USU Extension received $200,000 to invest in pilot programs focused on mental health awareness and advocacy for farmers, ranchers and other isolated rural Utahns.

How to Prevent Ice Dams and Snow Build-up on Farm Buildings


Make sure you’re watching out for ice dams and snow overload on every roof of your operation.

How to Winterize Your Farm Equipment


Here’s how to winterize your farm equipment so it’s ready for you come spring.

Power Take-off Safety: How to Prevent Injuries on Your Farm


Check out these tips to help prevent injuries and avoid power take-off accidents on your farm or ranch.

AFBF Encourages Rural America to Participate in Prescription Drug Take Back Day


The American Farm Bureau Federation encourages rural residents to participate in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday

Farm Bureau Launches Think F.A.S.T. (Farm & Ag Safety Training) for Youth


The training is available at no cost to anyone interested in learning about farm safety (Farm Bureau membership is not required for access).

September – A Time to Remember, Find Hope and Have Faith


Although those in agriculture are known for their traditions, unparalleled hope and optimism, they face some realities that none of us can imagine

Managing Stress in Farm Country


Long before the pandemic hit the U.S., farmers and ranchers were struggling.

Farm Groups Launch Free Stress Management Course


The training course, geared toward farmers and ranchers, is open to the public and will help individuals identify signs of chronic stress and offer effective communication skills

Farm Bureau Calls on Lawmakers to Help Farmers Through Food System Shockwave


The widespread closures at the retail level are impacting consumer demand and purchasing patterns in ways that agriculture has never experienced