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Published April 28, 2009

Farm and Ranch

Harvesting the power of 'poop'


Farms and ranches are the lifeblood of America's heartland. They provide food for people all across the country while supplying jobs to millions of those very same people. Farmers may have a thousand or more head of cattle on their lands. ...

Determining if a horse is the right kind of pet


Horses have earned the reputation as the backbone of life on a ranch and farm due to their long history of being instrumental helpers in rural areas.

Recovery Act allocates millions for farmers and ranchers


Bill York, Farm Loan Chief for USDA's Farm Service Agency in Utah announced today that FSA will immediately use $145 million of the $173 million provided in the Recovery Act for its Direct Operating Farm Loan Program. ...

Members Sought For Manti-La Sal National Forest Resource Advisory Committee (RAC)


EPHRAIM, Utah - The U.S. Forest Service is seeking applicants to serve on the Manti-La Sal Resource Advisory Committee (RAC). The committee's duties include reviewing proposed land management projects on or adjacent to the Manti-La Sal National F...

It's Spring; time to get out in the garden


The calendar says it is April, but the weather has been a little chilly. In spite of this, the gardeners in Ferron are ready to go. Utah State University County Extension Agent Dennis Worwood conducted a gardening workshop recently in the Ferron...

Fight against farm fraud


U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley has worked hard to close the loopholes that allow people not entitled to benefit from the farm payment system to do so in violation of congressional intent. Three separate Government Accountability Office reports reques...

USDA announces loan payment methods


Lori Jones, Farm Program Specialist of USDA's Farm Service Agency announced today that USDA will begin using an improved and more stable system for determining non-recourse marketing assistance loan repayment rates and loan deficiency payment rat...

Bring the garden to your dinner table: plant vegetables


Growing a garden is a rewarding experience for someone looking to add color and wildlife to the landscape. However, growing a fruit and vegetable garden offers the same delight and more - a harvest of fresh produce you can enjoy with every meal....

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