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Natural Medicine

In our day and age of modern medicine doctors are carelessly prescribing dangerous remedies to naive patients.  It is important that we become knowledgeable on the natural alternatives to these dangerous medicines.  Here is a great article I’d like to … Continue reading

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Utah Ranchers Awarded

Each year a Utah Rancher is recognized for being great land stewards and awarded the Leopold Conservation Award. This award is given by the Sand County Foundation in partnership with several organizations. The winner receives $10,000 and the Aldo Leopold crystal. “The health of … Continue reading

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Does the EPA Not Understand Agriculture?

The Senate Agriculture Committee summoned Lisa Jackson, EPA Administrator a few weeks ago. Her agency received backlash for not understanding farming and food production. Read Steve Kopperlud from Brownfield’s take on the meeting here.  

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Farming at the Market Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended the Farming at the Market event on August 14th at the Saturday’s Downtown Farmers Market. We hope you enjoyed it and walked away with a better appreciation for agriculture. (And that you’re sporting a new … Continue reading

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Supporting Land Use and Technology

During the coming decades the world’s farmers will have to double their production to meet our growing food needs. Earth’s population is projected to reach 9 billion people (3 billion more the currently), yet our agriculture land continues to decrease. … Continue reading

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Know Your Farmer – Know Your Food

Why You Should Shop at Farmers Markets Produce sold at Farmers Markets was probably picked just hours before you purchased it.  It is fresh, crisp and packed with flavor. As produce ages it begins to lose nutrients. Fresh produce sold … Continue reading

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Pollinators in Utah

Utah is The Beehive State.  The honeybee is our state insect and there are over 700 beekeepers managing nearly 30,000 colonies in Utah. These bees probably visit your fruit trees and gardens and they are critical for our food production … Continue reading

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Welcome to AgriAdvocates

Productive agriculture land in Utah is disappearing at an alarming rate. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Utah lost over 600,000 acres of agricultural land between 2002 and 2007. If these acres were planted with wheat, they could have produced … Continue reading

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Backyard Gardens – Your Personal Link to Agriculture

For many urban and suburban Utah residents, growing a backyard vegetable garden or caring for a fruit tree or two is as close to agriculture as we come. But, participating in backyard agriculture is easier than you might think. If you are looking … Continue reading

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