Utah Department Of Agriculture And Food

While watering lawns less can be done to conserve water during a drought, using less water isn’t always possible in agricultural operations. As water availability dwindles, some farmers are noticing decreases in their agricultural outputs.

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In an effort to help connect students with local agriculture, the Child Nutrition Program with the Utah Board of Education will be allocating funds to schools around the state.

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In a recent study by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and Utah State University finds that Utah has room for growth in the Utah beef processing and sales businesses. 

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Due to the pandemic, use of sanitizer and disinfect has increased. With this increase, officials in the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food have found many improperly labeled or repackaged products. 

Recently appointed Commissioner of the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, Kerry Gibson (right), touring a hay facility in June.
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Utah’s new agriculture commissioner is seeking to raise awareness of the importance of farming and ranching for the state’s health and economy. 

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is sending businesses a reminder to register their hemp products
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The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is sending out letters to businesses selling hemp products. The state is requiring product registration to help protect consumers and pay for oversight.

UDAF Urges Utahns To Inspect Christmas Trees For Bugs

Dec 19, 2018
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While invasive species of insects pose a threat year round, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food is stressing the importance of checking your Christmas trees for unusual looking bugs.